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Adwin Snellink


SportShort Track
Born18 May 1993 in Monster 
ResidenceHeerenveen, NED
LanguagesDutch, English
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.978 13 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:25.832 04 Jan 2015 Amsterdam  
    1500m 2:12.259 12 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 5:32.061 06 Jan 2013 Amsterdam  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
European Championships
European Championships
    5000m Relay 1   1  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamHardrij Vereniging Den Haag [HVHW]: Netherlands  
Reason for choosing this sportHe also tried speed skating, but eventually chose short track because he believes it is more dynamic.  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolDutch short track skaters Dave Versteeg and Cees Juffermans. (, 09 Dec 2010)  
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 six.  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesA fever meant he was unable to compete at the 2015 World Cup event in Dordrecht, Netherlands. (, 21 Sep 2017)

He broke his right ankle in October 2014. (, 14 Sep 2015)
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (, 21 Sep 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2015/2016 European Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2014/2015 European Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 World Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2015/2016 World Championships 5000m Relay8  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay9  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships Overall57  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 Seoul 5000m Relay1  
    2014/2015 Dresden 5000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 Shanghai 5000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 5000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay7  
    2015/2016 Dresden 5000m Relay8  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m13  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m15  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m15  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m15  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m18  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 500m23  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m24  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m26  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1500m29  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m34  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m35  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1500m39  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m48  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1000m52  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 500m53  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1500m67  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1000m76  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 500m76  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1000m134