Letitia de Jong

Letitia de Jong (born 5 March 1993) is a Dutch speed skater who is specialized in the sprint distances.

Letitia de Jong
LetitiaDeJong2019b.jpg
De Jong (2019)
Personal information
NationalityDutch
Born (1993-03-05) 5 March 1993 (age 28)
Feanwâlden, Netherlands
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight61 kg (134 lb)
Sport
CountryNetherlands
SportSpeed skating
Event(s)Sprint
ClubTeam IKO
Turned pro2011

CareerEdit

In January 2018 she won the gold medal at the team sprint event of the 2018 European Speed Skating Championships in Kolomna, Russia, partnering Mayon Kuipers and Sanneke de Neeling. That same month she won the national title at the KNSB Dutch Sprint Championships.[1] This result qualified her for the 2018 World Sprint Speed Skating Championships in Changchun, China in March where she finished eighth.

De Jong is a member of Team IKO.[2]

RecordsEdit

Personal recordsEdit

Personal records[3]
Speed skating
Event Result Date Location Notes
500 m 37.19 14 February 2020 Salt Lake City
1000 m 1:12.99 15 February 2020 Salt Lake City
1500 m 1:57.00 20 October 2018 Inzell
3000 m 4:25.92 27 February 2010 Heerenveen

World recordEdit

Nr. Event Result Date Location Notes
1. Team sprint 1:24.02 13 February 2020 Salt Lake City Together with Jutta Leerdam and Femke Kok

Tournament overviewEdit


Season
Dutch
Championships
Single
Distances
Dutch
Championships
Sprint
European
Championships
Sprint
European
Championships
Single
Distances
World
Championships
Sprint
World
Cup
GWC
World
Championships
Single
Distances
World
Championships
Junior

2010–2011

16th 500m
12th 1000m
18th 500m
13th 1000m
15th overall
SEINÄJOKI

6th 500m
12th 1000m
17th 1500m
DQ Team pursuit

2011–2012

19th 500m
13th 1000m

17th 500m
14th 1000m
14th 500m
13th 1000m
15th overall
OBIHIRO

10th 500m
13th 1000m
2012–2013 15th 500m
16th 1000m
15th 1500m
16th 500m
11th 1000m
17th 500m
DNQ 1000m
NC overall
2013–2014 15th 500m
12th 1000m
22nd 1500m
10th 500m
7th 1000m
16th 500m
5th 1000m
7th overall
2014–2015 10th 500m
6th 1000m
13th 1500m
10th 500m
9th 1000m
11th 500m
7th 1000m
9th overall
37th 1000m
2015–2016 11th 500m
12th 1000m
18th 500m
12th 1000m
13th 500m
9th 1000m
12th overall
38th 500m
2016–2017 9th 500m
6th 1000m
6th 500m
8th 1000m
7th 500m
  1000m
5th overall
34th 1000m

2017–2018

4th 500m
13th 1000m
12th 1500m

  500m
  1000m
  500m
  1000m
  overall
KOLOMNA

6th 500m
5th 1000m
  Team sprint
CHANGCHUN

11th 500m
6th 1000m
11th 500m
7th 1000m
8th overall

9th 500m
18th 1000m

2018–2019

  500m
5th 1000m

  500m
  1000m
  500m
  1000m
  overall
COLLALBO

5th 500m
  1000m
6th 500m
6th 1000m
6th overall
HEERENVEEN

14th 500m
13th 1000m
9th 500m
10th 1000m
13th overall

17th 500m
10th 1000m
INZELL

13th 500m
  Team sprint

2019–2020

  500m
  1000m

  500m
  1000m
  500m
  1000m
  overall
HEERENVEEN

6th 500m
4th 1000m
  Team sprint
HAMAR

11th 500m
4th 1000m
10th 500m
7th 1000m
8th overall

33rd 500m
8th 1000m
  Team sprint
SALT LAKE CITY

6th 500m
9th 1000m
  Team sprint
2020–2021 19th 500m
17th 1000m
DNS 500m
DNQ 1000m
NC overall

Source:[4][5][6]


World Cup overviewEdit

Season 500 meter
2014–2015
2015–2016 3rd(b)
2016–2017
2017–2018 16th 19th 19th 17th 3rd(b) 9th 6th 5th 7th
2018–2019 15th 20th 3rd(b) 12th 3rd(b) 15th 1st(b) 10th
2019–2020 2nd(b) 1st(b)
Season 1000 meter
2014–2015 2nd(b)
2015–2016
2016–2017 1st(b)
2017–2018 2nd(b) 7th 8th
2018–2019 9th 12th 11th 9th 14th 7th
2019–2020 5th 7th 8th 4th
Season Team sprint
2014–2015
2015–2016
2016–2017
2017–2018
2018–2019
2019–2020    

Source:[7]

  • DQ = Disqualified
  • – = Did not participate
  • (b) = Division B
  • GWC = Grand World Cup

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "De Jong superieur naar eerste nationale sprinttitel". NOS (in Dutch). 28 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Letitia de Jong 'heel blij' met nieuwe schaatsploeg". Omrop Fryslân (in Dutch). 12 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Letitia de Jong". speedskatingresults.com. Retrieved 4 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Letitia de Jong". SpeedSkatingNews.
  5. ^ "Letitia de Jong". speedskatingstats.com. Retrieved 28 January 2021.
  6. ^ "Letitia de Jong". schaatsstatistieken.nl. Retrieved 28 January 2021.
  7. ^ "ISU Speed Skating Results - Live". app.isuresults.eu.

External linksEdit