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Janneke Ensing


SportSpeed Skating
Born21 Sep 1986 in  Gieten
ResidenceGieten, NED
LanguagesDutch, English
Higher educationNutrition - Hanze University of Applied Sciences: Groningen, NED
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.87 06 Oct 2012 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:18.91 27 Oct 2013 Heerenveen  
    1500m 1:59.02 06 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 4:06.65 18 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 7:12.27 02 Dec 2011 Heerenveen  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHer father was a speed skating coach at the local club, and he encouraged her to try the sport.  
Club / TeamTeam Speelman-Haak: Netherlands  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age six in Gieten, Netherlands.  
General Interest
General Interest
Other sportsShe has represented the Netherlands in cycling road. She finished 69th in the road race at the 2018 World Championships in Innsbruck, Austria. In September 2018 she signed a contract to race for the Team Sunweb cycling team during the 2019 season. (SportsDeskOnline, 18 Feb 2019;, 01 Sep 2018;, 2012)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Follow your heart, it knows the way." (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)  
HobbiesCooking. (, 31 Aug 2017)  
NicknamesJannes (, 31 Aug 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the world single distances championships in 2016. (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)  
Hero / IdolDutch cyclist Marianne Vos. (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)  
InjuriesIn 2014 she broke two ribs in a crash while cycling training. (, 14 Apr 2015)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps7  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2013/2014 World Cup Inzell Mass Start 15 Laps2  
    2013/2014 World Cup Mass Start 15 Laps3  
    2011/2012 World Cup Mass Start 15 Laps8  
    2015/2016 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps9  
    2011/2012 World Cup 3000/5000m19  
    2013/2014 World Cup Overall21  
    2017/2018 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps22  
    2015/2016 World Cup Overall31