Famous Dutch Speed Skaters

Ingeborg Kroon is a Dutch skater who specializes in the 500 and 1000 meters. Since 2010 she is part of Team Anchor and before she came out for the team from the Dutch federation and the province of Friesland. In this article you can read more about the skater Ingeborg Kroon.


Kroon was born in Sneek 1 October 1987. Frisian was known early on that talent and went through several youth teams of the Dutch Federation. She was in turn a part of juniors region Friesland, training team Langebaan and KNSB Regiotop combined again with Region Friesland. Her national breakthrough came in 2006, when she managed only to qualify for the national championship distance.


In 2006 she made ​​her debut with 17th and 14th places in the 1500 and 3000 meters. She would later focus on shorter distances, but also all-round tournaments she participates in general. In both 2006 and 2007, she won the Junior World Championships gold in the team pursuit. Individually they finished this round tournament to 12 in 2006 and 4th in 2007.
Since 2008, continuous Crown part in the three shortest tracks on NK distance. At these distances, they ended up in those years, usually at the site of 10 to 15. An 8th place in the 1000 meters in 2010 was her best performance so far at a distance championships. In 2008 she participated in the National Championship Sprint, where she finished seventh.
In 2010, she was attending for the first time in his career at a senior world championships, namely the World Sprint Championships in Obihiro. It was this utter foul 21 th in the overall standings. Since 2010, Crown skating on the new Team Anchor, the first commercial team focused only on women.

Personal Bests

*: Updated until the start of the 2010-2011 schaatseizoen


  • 2005-2006: National Junior Team
  • 2006-2007: Region Friesland
  • 2007-2009: Training Team Langebaan
  • 2009-2010: Region Friesland / Regiotop
  • 2010: 2011: Team Anchor


*: Updated until the start of the 2010-2011 schaatseizoen