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Sven Roes

Netherlands

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTNED12611199901
NOCNetherlands
Born26 Nov 1999 in Leeuwarden 
GenderMen
ResidenceHeerenveen, NED
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesDutch
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.928 14 Feb 2020 Dordrecht  
    1000m 1:25.544 22 Oct 2021 Beijing  
    1500m 2:10.841 09 Feb 2022 Beijing  
    3000m 4:53.472 20 Oct 2019 Bormio  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Championships
Event  
World Championships
    5000m Relay   1    
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay   1    
European Championships
Event  
European Championships
    5000m Relay   1    
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/sven.roes.9  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachJeroen Otter [national], NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?He got involved in short track at age 10.  
General Interest
General Interest
Other informationBUSINESS OWNER
In 2020 he started his own business called 'Sokkie', making and selling dyed socks. "I always wanted to start something for myself but competing in elite sports, it is pretty difficult. Then I tried to work out what can be done from home and came up with sock colouring and selling. I'm doing all this from my apartment in Heerenveen [Netherlands]." (Facebook profile, 20 Dec 2020; sokkienl.com, 01 Jun 2020)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
He and Dutch short track skater Steyn Land used to have their own YouTube channel called 'Broezn'. "Broezn means going fast, throttle on the throttle. In our vlogs we do fun things. Like blind-folded skating in Thialf [Netherlands]. But we don't make it too crazy. Safety comes above all else." (schaatsen.nl, 31 Dec 2021; sportnieuws.nl, 14 Jan 2020)
 
HobbiesRapping, jet-skiing. (schaatsen.nl, 31 Dec 2021; omropfryslan.nl, 05 Jan 2020)  
AmbitionsTo win a gold medal in the 1500m at the world championships. (schaatsen.nl, 31 Dec 2021)  
InjuriesHe was unable to compete at the 2021 World Cup event in Dordrecht, Netherlands, after sustaining an ankle injury in training. (schaatsen.nl, 31 Dec 2021)  
Hero / IdolKorean short track skater Kwak Yoon-Gy. (schaatsen.nl, 31 Dec 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2021/2022 World Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 European Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1000m6  
    2022 Olympic Games 5000m Relay7  
    2022 Olympic Games 1500m14  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1500m21  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2021/2022 World Cup Beijing 5000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Dordrecht 5000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Dresden 5000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m15  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1500m23  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m25  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1000m49  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m49