Jan Pesman

Jan Pesman
Jan Pesman 1960b.jpg
Pesman in 1960
Personal information
Born (1931-05-04)4 May 1931
Stedum, Netherlands[1]
Died 23 January 2014(2014-01-23) (aged 82)[2]
Delfzijl, Netherlands
Sport
Country Netherlands
Sport Speed skating
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 500 m – 43.4 (1960)
1500 m – 2:11.0 (1960)
5000 m – 7:46.7 (1960)
10,000 m – 16:41.0 (1960)
Medal record

Jan Sijbrand Pesman (4 May 1931 – 23 January 2014) was a Dutch speed skater who specialized in long distances. He competed at the 1960 Winter Olympics in the 500 m, 5000 m and 10,000 m events and won a bronze medal in the 5000 m.

Pesman started competing in speed skating in his twenties, and took part in all major international events between 1957 and 1960. In 1959, he won the 5000 m event at the World Allround Speed Skating Championships and finished second in the 10,000 m; he won this event at the 1960 World Championships. He retired after the 1960 season.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Jan Pesman. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Oud-schaatser Pesman (82) overleden – AD (in Dutch)

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