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Ramona Härdi

Switzerland

SportSpeed Skating
NOCSwitzerland
Born09 Apr 1997 in  Aarau
GenderWomen
ResidenceHeerenveen, NED
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, German
Higher educationDesign, Engineering
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 42.06 27 Dec 2016 Inzell  
    1000m 1:22.49 05 Oct 2018 Inzell  
    1500m 2:06.21 08 Oct 2017 Inzell  
    3000m 4:24.08 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 8:18.51 18 Dec 2016 Innsbruck  
Social Media
Social Media
ramonahaerdi.ch/  
www.facebook.com/ramona.hardi.5  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachSiep Hoekstra, NED, from 2017  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began inline skating at an early age. She switched to speed skating in 2012 in Zurich, Switzerland.  
Club / TeamEC Zurich: Switzerland  
Reason for choosing this sportShe followed some friends from inline skating to speed skating. "Since all my inline sports colleagues tried to move onto the skates I could not resist the opportunity. We formed a good training community and suddenly I liked the skates more than the wheels."  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 and 2022 Olympic Winter Games. (ramonahaerdi.ch, 09 Oct 2017)  
Other sportsShe has represented Switzerland in roller speed skating at the European junior championships. (ramonahaerdi.ch, 28 Oct 2016)  
Memorable sporting achievementPlacing 13th in the 3000m at the 2016 Junior World Cup event in Baselga di Pine, Italy, and becoming the national allround champion. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2017)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Timo Jarvinen. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolBelgian speed skater Bart Swings. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"If there's a will, there's a way." (Athlete, 11 Nov 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps13  
    2018 Olympic Games Mass Start 16 Laps23  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps24