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Jan
2019

Cindy Klassen not racing this fall

Cindy Klassen will not travel to Europe for the fall World Cups. She won’t be racing as she had double knee surgery about 2 months ago. It is uncertain how long it will take to recover. She says: “I guess it’s better now than next year! I’m ok though, and it is giving me more […]

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29

Jan
2019

Greek record 1500m

Christofer Tsimaras, the Greek skater who mainly focuses on the 500 (36.62) and 1000m, improved his 1500m record last Saturday. On the Time Trials of 13 September in Calgary, He came below 1.58 for the first time. 1.57.90 is the new Greek record. Shingo Doi won the 1500m in 1.49.27 and also Shinta Kobayashi was […]

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29

Jan
2019

Rintje Ritsma ends career

Rintje Ritsma, four times world champion allround, has announced today that he will stop with competitive speed skating. Six Olympic medals are his, but none of them gold. Otherwise, his merits are top. Four times World Allround Champion, last time in 2001, Budapest, six times European Champion, first time in 1994, Hamar. Besides, he was […]

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29

Jan
2019

Jan Ykema coach of APPM Print

Jan Ykema is back into skating. A bit more grey than when he won his Olympic silver in 1988, a bit wiser. A man who knows what it is to fall and get back on your feet again. But that was something he already did when he was a 17-year-old. After his career he started […]

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