Carl Verheijen

Carl Eduard Verheijen (born 26 May 1975) is a retired Dutch speed skater who specialized in the longer distances 5,000 m and the 10,000 m. Verheijen is the son of international speed skaters Rieneke Demming and Eddy Verheijen. He is in a relationship with retired skater Andrea Nuyt in Leusden. They have a daughter (Manouk, August 2005). Carl's brother Frank Verheijen is a marathon skater.

Carl Verheijen
Carl Verheijen 5k Heerenveen.jpg
Personal information
Born (1975-05-26) 26 May 1975 (age 45)
The Hague, Netherlands
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
CountryNetherlands
SportSpeed skating
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)500 m: 36:99 (2007)
1000 m: 1:11.92 (2006)
1500 m: 1:45.78 (2007)
5000 m: 6:08.98 (2005)
10 000 m: 12:55.30 (2007)
Medal record
Men's speed skating
Representing the  Netherlands
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Turin Team pursuit
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Turin 10000 m
World Single Distance Championships
Gold medal – first place 2001 Salt Lake City 10000 m
Gold medal – first place 2004 Seoul 10000 m
Gold medal – first place 2005 Inzell Team pursuit
Gold medal – first place 2007 Salt Lake City Team pursuit
Gold medal – first place 2009 Vancouver Team pursuit
Silver medal – second place 2001 Salt Lake City 5000 m
Silver medal – second place 2004 Seoul 5000 m
Silver medal – second place 2003 Berlin 10000 m
Silver medal – second place 2005 Inzell 10000 m
Silver medal – second place 2007 Salt Lake City 10000 m
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Berlin 5000 m
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Inzell 5000 m
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Salt Lake City 5000 m
World Allround Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Hamar Allround
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Heerenveen Allround
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2002 Erfurt Allround
Silver medal – second place 2004 Heerenveen Allround
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Heerenveen Allround
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Collalbo Allround

He won two bronze medals at the 2006 Winter Olympics, in the 10000 m race and in the team pursuit. At the 2002 Winter Olympics, he placed 6th in the 5000 m event.[1]

RecordsEdit

Personal recordsEdit

Personal records
Men's Speed skating
Event Result Date Location Notes
500 meter 36.99 24 February 2007 Calgary
1000 meter 1:11.92 16 December 2006 Heerenveen
1500 meter 1:45.78 24 February 2007 Calgary
3000 meter 3:39.52 5 November 2005 Calgary
5000 meter 6:08.98 19 November 2005 Salt Lake City
10000 meter 12:55.30 11 February 2007 Heerenveen

Source[2]

Verheijen has a score of 147.913 points on the Adelskalender

World recordsEdit

Nr. Event Result Date Location Notes
1. Small combination 153.767 21 March 1998 Calgary World record until 16 August 1998
2. Team pursuit 3:46.44* 21 November 2004 Berlin World record until 12 November 2005
3. 10000 meter 12:57.92 4 December 2005 Heerenveen World record until 31 December 2005
4. Team pursuit 3:37.80** 11 March 2007 Salt Lake City World record until 9 November 2013
* together with Erben Wennemars and Mark Tuitert
** together with Erben Wennemars and Sven Kramer

World records at a low altitude rink (unofficial)Edit

Nr. Event Result Date Location Notes
1. 3000 meter 3:47.10 16 November 2002 Erfurt World record until 21 November 2003
2. 10000 meter 12:57.92 4 December 2005 Heerenveen World record until 9 February 2007

Tournament overviewEdit

Season Dutch
Championships
Sprint
Dutch
Championships
Single
Distances
Dutch
Championships
Allround
European
Championships
Allround
World
Championships
Allround
World
Championships
Single
Distances
Olympic
Games
World
Cup
GWC
1994–1995 11th 5000m
10th 10000m
22nd 500m
10th 5000m
20th 1500m
DNQ 10000m
NC overall(17th)
1995–1996 4th 5000m
  10000m
18th 500m
  5000m
8th 1500m
8th 10000m
9th overall
1996–1997 23rd 500m
6th 5000m
10th 1500m
5th 10000m
8th overall
29th 5000/10000m
1997–1998 13th 1500m
4th 5000m
7th 10000m
14th 500m
  5000m
5th 1500m
  10000m
  overall

1998–1999

11th 1500m
  5000m
  10000m

20th 500m
7th 5000m
DNS 1500m
DNS 1000m
NC overall
HEERENVEEN

11th 10000m

11th 5000/10000m

1999–2000

  5000m
4th 10000m

19th 500m
5th 5000m
9th 1500m
9th 10000m
10th overall
NAGANO

11th 10000m

23rd 5000/10000m

2000–2001

5th 5000m
  10000m

11th 500m
4th 5000m
  1500m
  10000m
5th overall
SALT LAKE CITY

  5000m
  10000m

  5000/10000m

2001–2002

DNF 1500m
4th 5000m
ERFURT

18th 500m
  5000m
4th 1500m
  10000m
  overall
HEERENVEEN

18th 500m
  5000m
11th 500m
  10000m
4th overall
SALT LAKE CITY

6th 5000m

  5000/10000m

2002–2003

  5000m
  10000m

15th 500m
5th 5000m
  1500m
5th 10000m
5th overall
BERLIN

  5000m
  10000m

45th 1500m
  5000/10000m

2003–2004

5th 1500m
  5000m
  10000m

12th 500m
  5000m
6th 1500m
  10000m
  overall
HEERENVEEN

10th 500m
  5000m
  1500m
  10000m
  overall
HAMAR

19th 500m
  5000m
4th 1500m
  10000m
  overall
SEOUL

  5000m
  10000m

4th 1500m
  5000/10000m

2004–2005

20th 500m
11th 1000m
20th 500m
11th 1000m
15th overall

4th 1500m
  5000m

11th 500m
  5000m
6th 1500m
  10000m
  overall
HEERENVEEN

12th 500m
  5000m
  1500m
  10000m
  overall
MOSCOW

13th 500m
4th 5000m
9th 1500m
  10000m
4th overall
INZELL

  5000m
  10000m
  Team pursuit

15th 1500m
4th 5000/10000m

2005–2006

10th 1500m
  5000m
  10000m
HAMAR

20th 500m
9th 5000m
11th 1500m
8th 10000m
9th overall
TURIN

4th 5000m
  10000m
  Team pursuit

  5000/10000m

2006–2007

12th 1000m
5th 1500m
  5000m
  10000m

12th 500m
  5000m
5th 1500m
  10000m
  overall
COLLALBO

12th 500m
  5000m
9th 1500m
  10000m
  overall
HEERENVEEN

15th 500m
  5000m
5th 1500m
  10000m
  overall
SALT LAKE CITY

  5000m
  10000m
  Team pursuit
26th 1500m
  5000/10000m
  Team pursuit

2007–2008

  5000m

24th 500m
4th 5000m
12th 1500m
  10000m
7th overall
BERLIN

23rd 500m
6th 5000m
13th 1500m
4th 10000m
9th overall
NAGANO

4th 5000m

7th 5000/10000m
  Team pursuit

2008–2009

  5000m
  10000m

19th 500m
4th 5000m
7th 1500m
  10000m
  overall
HEERENVEEN

19th 500m
5th 5000m
10th 1500m
  10000m
5th overall
HAMAR

22nd 500m
8th 5000m
13th 1500m
5th 10000m
11th overall
RICHMOND

7th 5000m
4th 10000m
  Team pursuit

4th 5000/10000m
7th Team pursuit
2009–2010 12th 5000m
5th 5000m
  10000m
5th 5000/10000m
  Team pursuit

Source:[3]

Medals wonEdit

Championship Gold
 
Silver
 
Bronze
 
Dutch Single Distances 4 9 4
Dutch Allround 0 4 1
European Allround 0 2 2
World Single Distances 5 5 3
World Allround 0 0 2
Olympic Games 0 0 2

Best resultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Carl Verheijen". 2006 Winter Olympics profile. Yahoo! Sports. Archived from the original on 2013-06-04. Retrieved 2007-01-07. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ https://speedskatingresults.com/index.php?p=17&s=394
  3. ^ https://www.speedskatingnews.info/en/data/skater/carl-verheijen/

External linksEdit