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Jutta Leerdam
(Speed skater)
Jutta Leerdam
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Birthdate: December 30, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: 's-Gravenzande, Netherlands
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Sven Kramer
(Speed skater)
Sven Kramer
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Birthdate: April 23, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Heerenveen, Netherlands
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Johann Olav Koss
(Norwegian Speed Skater)
Johann Olav Koss
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Birthdate: October 29, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Drammen, Norway

Johann Olav Koss is a Norwegian former speed skater best known for winning three gold medals at the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer. He is also known for winning gold and a silver medal at the 1992 Olympics in Albertville. In 2018, Koss became a member of the Olympians for Life project, which aims at making the world a better place.

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Nils van der Poel
(Speed skater)
Nils van der Poel
3
Birthdate: April 25, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trollhättan, Sweden
 5 
Lara van Ruijven
(Speed skater)
Lara van Ruijven
4
Birthdate: December 28, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Naaldwijk, Netherlands
Died: July 10, 2020
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Cindy Klassen
(Long Track Speed Skater)
Cindy Klassen
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Birthdate: August 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada

Cindy Klassen is a Canadian former long track speed skater. She is best known for winning a gold medal, two silver medals, and two bronze medals at the 2006 Olympic Games in Turin, Italy. Cindy Klassen also won a gold medal each at the 2003 and 2006 World Allround Championships.

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Koen Verweij
(Speed skater)
Koen Verweij
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Birthdate: August 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Alkmaar, Netherlands
 8 
Patrick Roest
(Speed skater)
Patrick Roest
3
Birthdate: December 7, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lekkerkerk, Netherlands
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Anni Friesinger-Postma
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Birthdate: January 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bad Reichenhall, Germany
 10 
Catriona Le May Dolan
(Speed skater)
Catriona Le May Dolan
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Birthdate: December 23, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada
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Houkje Gerrits Bouma
(Speed skater)
Houkje Gerrits Bouma
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Birthdate: January 12, 1788
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Akkerwoude, Netherlands
Died: August 8, 1857
 12 
Carol-Eduard Novak
(Speed Skater, Who Switched to Cycling and Became Romania's First Paralympic Medalist)
Carol-Eduard Novak
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Birthdate: July 28, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Miercurea Ciuc, Romania

Romanian cyclist Carol-Eduard Novak was a national-level speed skater till he lost his right foot in a car accident. He was also a practicing lawyer, who trained in cycling after work hours. He later set foot in politics and became the world’s first sports minister to win a paralympic medal.

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Maryna Zuyeva
(Belarusian Speed Skater and Cyclist)
Maryna Zuyeva
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Birthdate: March 20, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

Belarusian speed skater Maryna Zuyeva is also a talented cyclist. She is a former European Speed Skating Champion and has also competed in the 3000m speed skating category at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. He is now part of the road bicycle racing team Ferei–CCN.

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Jenny Wolf
(Speed skater)
Jenny Wolf
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Birthdate: January 31, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
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Gaetan Boucher
(Speed skater)
Gaetan Boucher
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Birthdate: May 10, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charlesbourg, Quebec City, Canada
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Werner Maihofer
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Birthdate: October 20, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Konstanz, Germany
Died: October 6, 2009
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Uwe-Jens Mey
(Speed skater)
Uwe-Jens Mey
3
Birthdate: December 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
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Erhard Keller
(Speed skater)
Erhard Keller
3
Birthdate: December 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Günzburg, Germany
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Franziska Schenk
(Speed skater)
Franziska Schenk
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Birthdate: March 13, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany
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Andrea Ehrig-Mitscherlich
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Birthdate: December 1, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
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Tobias Schneider
(Speed skater)
Tobias Schneider
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Birthdate: July 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
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Nico Ihle
(Speed skater)
Nico Ihle
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Birthdate: December 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chemnitz, Germany
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Monika Pflug
(Speed skater)
Monika Pflug
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Birthdate: March 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
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Daniela Anschütz-Thoms
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Birthdate: November 20, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Erfurt, East Germany
 25 
Helga Haase
(Speed skater)
Helga Haase
2
Birthdate: June 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gdańsk, Poland
Died: June 16, 1989
 26 
Robert Lehmann
(Speed skater)
Robert Lehmann
2
Birthdate: January 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany
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Ekaterina Sloeva
(Speed skater)
Ekaterina Sloeva
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Birthdate: May 23, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Unknown
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Han Pil-hwa
(Speed skater)
Han Pil-hwa
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Birthdate: January 21, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nampho, North Korea
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Hanna Nifantava
(Belarusian Speed Skater and Silver Medalist at the 2022 European Championships)
Hanna Nifantava
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Birthdate: October 17, 1999
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Unknown

Belarusian speed skater Hanna Nifantava has represented Belarus in the 500m category at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Also known by her nickname, Anna, she has also been part of the European Speed Skating Championship and World Single Distances Speed Skating Championship, both in 2021.

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André Hoffmann
(Speed skater)
André Hoffmann
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Birthdate: August 11, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: East Berlin, East Germany
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Günter Traub
(Speed skater)
Günter Traub
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Birthdate: March 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Schweinfurt, Germany
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Jürgen Schmidt
(Speed skater)
Jürgen Schmidt
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Birthdate: July 11, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
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Tatsiana Mikhailava
(Speed skater)
Tatsiana Mikhailava
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Birthdate: January 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
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Gerd Zimmermann
(Speed skater)
Gerd Zimmermann
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Birthdate: September 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
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Yauheniya Varabyova
(Speed skater)
Yauheniya Varabyova
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Birthdate: April 1, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mogilev, Belarus
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Kseniya Sadouskaya
(Speed skater)
Kseniya Sadouskaya
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Birthdate: May 17, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Viciebsk, Belarus
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Anzhelika Kotyuga
(Speed skater)
Anzhelika Kotyuga
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Birthdate: May 26, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
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Volha Talayeva
(Speed skater)
Volha Talayeva
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Birthdate: January 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vitebsk, Belarusian SSR, Soviet Union
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Yulia Yasenok
(Speed skater)
Yulia Yasenok
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Birthdate: July 9, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Soviet Union, Belarus
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Anna Badayeva
(Speed skater)
Anna Badayeva
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Birthdate: January 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
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Jürgen Traub
(Speed skater)
Jürgen Traub
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Birthdate: May 17, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Schweinfurt, Germany
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Lyudmila Kostyukevich
(Speed skater)
Lyudmila Kostyukevich
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Birthdate: July 8, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Unknown
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Yuliya Pavlovich-Yelsakova
(Short track speed skater.)
Yuliya Pavlovich-Yelsakova
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Birthdate: December 13, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vitebsk, Belarus
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Svetlana Radkevich
(Speed skater)
Svetlana Radkevich
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Birthdate: October 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
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Svetlana Chepelnikova
(Speed skater)
Svetlana Chepelnikova
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Birthdate: March 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Viciebsk, Belarus
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Irina Safrankova
(Speed skater)
Irina Safrankova
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Birthdate: 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Unknown
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Olga Rogovtseva-Vizgina
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Birthdate: 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Unknown
 48 
Olga Klyga
(Speed skater)
Olga Klyga
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Birthdate: 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Unknown
List of famous speed skaters, including record holders and Olympic medalists in speed skating.