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Jorien ter Mors
Dutch short track speed skater

Jorien ter Mors

Jorien ter Mors
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Intro Dutch short track speed skater
Is Athlete Speed skater Short track speed skater
From Netherlands
Field Sports
Gender female
Birth 21 December 1989, Enschede
Age 32 years
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Biography

Jorien ter Mors (born 21 December 1989) is a Dutch speed skater on both short track and long track. She is the Olympic champion of the 1,500 metres and team pursuit (long track) in 2014 Sochi.

Short track

Ter Mors competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics for the Netherlands. She placed third in her round one race of the 500 metres and was disqualified in the opening round of the 1000 metres, failing to advance. She was also a member of the Dutch 3000 metre relay team, which finished third in the semifinals and won the B Final, ending up fourth overall. Her best overall individual finish, is 23rd, in the 500 metres.

As of 2013, ter Mors has won two silver medals at the World Championships; the first came in 2011, as a member of the Dutch relay team, and the second in 2013 in the 1000 metres. She has also won three gold medals as a member of the Dutch relay team at the European Championships.

As of 2013, ter Mors has one ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup victory, coming as part of the Dutch relay team in 2012–13 at Dresden. She also has four other podium finishes. Her top World Cup ranking is 7th, in the 1500 metres in 2013–14.

On 13 February 2014 she skated the B-finals in the 500 metres and placed sixth in the overall standings. On 15 February 2014 she became fourth at the 1,500 metres during the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Long track

In 2012, ter Mors started competing in long track speed skating events. After winning the 2013 KNSB Dutch Allround Championships and the 1,500m at the 2014 KNSB Dutch Single Distance Championships she went back to short track, but in the 2013–14 World Cup 4 in Berlin she was part of the Dutch team that won a gold medal in the team pursuit.

At the Dutch Olympic trials, held on 26 –30 December 2013 in Thialf, Heerenveen, she participated in the 1,000, 1,500 and 3,000m but only qualified for the 1,500m where she finished in third place behind Ireen Wüst and Lotte van Beek. On 16 February 2014 she won the Olympic Gold medal at the 1,500 metres during the 2014 Winter Olympics. She set a new Olympic record while doing so, with a time of 1:53.51, the second fastest time at sea level.

World Cup podiums

Short track

Date Season Location Rank Event
5 December 2010 2010–11 Changchun 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3000 m relay
5 February 2012 2011–12 Moscow 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3000 m relay
11 February 2012 2011–12 Dordrecht 2nd, silver medalist(s) 1000 m
10 February 2013 2012–13 Dresden 1st, gold medalist(s) 3000 m relay
28 September 2013 2013–14 Shanghai 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 1500 m

Long track

Date Season Location Rank Event
16 November 2012 2012–13 Heerenveen 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3000 m
17 November 2012 2012–13 Heerenveen 2nd, silver medalist(s) Mass start
8 December 2013 2013–14 Berlin 1st, gold medalist(s) Team pursuit

Personal records

Long track

Personal records
Women's speed skating
Event Result Date Location Notes
500 m 37.50 15 November 2015 Olympic Oval, Calgary
1000 m 1:12.66 14 November 2015 Olympic Oval, Calgary NR
1500 m 1:53.51 16 February 2014 Sochi OR
3000 m 4:02.23 6 December 2013 Berlin
5000 m 7:06.79 30 December 2012 Thialf, Heerenveen

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