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Kjeld Nuis

Kjeld Nuis
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Kjeld Nuis

Kjeld Nuis
  • Birth date 11/10/1989
  • Birthplace Leiden
  • Residence Emmen
  • Height/Weight 6'2"/ 191 lbs


Kjeld Nuis has consistently won silver and bronze medals at the speed skating world championships since 2011, but it wasn’t until he finally conquered his nerves that he was able to claim his first world titles. At the 2017 World Single Distance Championships, Nuis won gold in the 1000m and 1500m races, the two distances in which he holds the Dutch national records. Nuis is also a two-time medalist at the World Sprint Championships, winning a silver in 2016 and bronze in 2017.
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Getting to know Kjeld Nuis


Started skating at age 7 after seeing speed skating on TV


First child, a son named Jax, was born in 2016


Also does inline skating, snowboarding and breakdancing

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