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Dennis Visser


SportShort Track
Born03 Apr 1995 in Sneek 
ResidenceHeerenveen, NED
Higher educationManagement - Friesland College: Heerenveen, NED
LanguagesDutch, English
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.973 05 Nov 2016 Calgary  
    1000m 1:24.180 02 Feb 2019 Dresden  
    1500m 2:14.126 08 Nov 2019 Montreal  
    3000m 5:00.017 22 Oct 2017 Bormio  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Championships
World Championships
    5000m Relay 1      
European Championships
European Championships
    5000m Relay 2 2    
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesIn October 2020 he was diagnosed with COVID-19 and was forced to miss the 2020 Invitation Cup in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (, 21 Oct 2020)

He sustained a back injury in 2020 that affected him for 10 weeks. (, 11 Dec 2020)

He has torn a ligament in his ankle during his career. (Athlete, 01 Feb 2017)
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe liked the speed and action of the sport.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 01 Feb 2017)  
AmbitionsTo win gold at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (, 05 Jan 2016)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachJeroen Otter [national], NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age eight at Thialf ice arena in Heerenveen, Netherlands.  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamShorttrack Club Thialf: Heerenveen, NED  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2015/2016 European Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 World Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2017/2018 European Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 European Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 European Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 World Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2015/2016 World Championships 5000m Relay8  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay9  
    2015/2016 World Championships 500m19  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships Overall25  
    2015/2016 World Championships Overall28  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall29  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1500m32  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1000m33  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 Minsk 5000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 Nagoya 5000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Almaty 5000m Relay1  
    2017/2018 Seoul 5000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 Dordrecht 5000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay2  
    2017/2018 Dordrecht 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1000m7  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay7  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m8  
    2015/2016 Dresden 5000m Relay8  
    2018/2019 Dresden 5000m Relay8  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 5000m Relay9  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay10  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m12  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m12  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1000m14  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m15  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m18  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m21  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m21  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m22  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m23  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m23  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m25  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m25  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m25  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m28  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m29  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1000m30  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m30  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m31  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m32  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m37  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m38  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m42  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m47  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m57  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m58  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m64  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1500m71  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m74  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m78  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m87  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m105  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m113