Great Olympians

Biographies - UY

Jochem Uytdehaage

B. 1976-07-09, Utrecht, the Netherlands
Speed Skating (2 gold, 1 silver)
2002 HP
1500 m silver 4000
5000 m gold 6400
10000 m gold 6400

He broke three world records at Salt Lake City, but could win only two golds with them. Derek Parra of the USA did to Uytdehaage in the 1500 what the Dutchman had done to him in the 5000: Breaking the world record the other had just set to send them into silver position.

Written 2000-12-26 - last modified 2002-10-31

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