8-Irene Schouten, Dutch speed skater
Dutch Speed Skater Irene Schouten made second Record-Breaking, Gold-Medal Victory at 2022 Games. She became the fifth woman to win the 3000m and 5000m at the Winter Olympics. She won the women’s 5000m event with a time of 6:43.51, shattering the previous Olympic record of 6:46.91 set by Germany’s Claudia Pechstein in 2002.
You have won Four Gold, Four bronze in World Single Distances Championships over the years. How do you manage such a remarkable achievement and which of these wins is most dear to your heart and why?
“My win on the 5k in 2021 is dear to my heart. This was my first gold on a time trail. When you win on a time trial, you really are the best. No excuses. For a few years I knew it was in me, it just had to come out once. I was so happy, it finally worked.” Shares Irene
Advice and motivational words to the inspiring and budding biathlete
You can always do more than you think.
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