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Adrianus "Ard" Schenk (born 16 September 1944) is a former speed skater from the Netherlands, who is considered to be one of the best in history. His first Olympic success came in 1968, when he won a silver medal at the 1968 Winter Olympics. Between 1970 and 1972 Winter Olympics, Schenk won three consecutive World Allround Speed Skating Championships. He won three gold medals at the 1972 Winter Olympics, becoming, along with Galina Kulakova of Soviet Union, the most successful athlete there.

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Ard Schenk during World Cup competitions in the Thialf in Heerenveen, Netherlands in March 2006
Personal information
Full nameAdrianus Schenk
NationalityDutch
Born (1944-09-16) 16 September 1944 (age 77)
Anna Paulowna, Netherlands
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight90 kg (198 lb)
Sport
CountryNetherlands
SportSpeed skating
Turned pro1973
Retired1974
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)500 m: 39.8 (1971)
1000 m: 1:20.6 (1968)
1500 m: 2:05.3 (1966)
3000 m: 4:08.3 (1972)
5000 m: 7:09.8 (1972)
10 000 m: 14:55.9 (1971)
Medal record
Men's speed skating
Representing the  Netherlands
Olympic Games
1972 Sapporo 1500 m
1972 Sapporo 5000 m
1972 Sapporo 10000 m
1968 Grenoble 1500 m
World Allround Championships
1970 Oslo Allround
1971 Gothenburg Allround
1972 Oslo Allround
1966 Gothenburg Allround
1967 Oslo Allround
1965 Oslo Allround
1968 Gothenburg Allround
World Sprint Championships
1971 Inzell Sprint
1972 Eskilstuna Sprint
European Allround Championships
1966 Deventer Allround
1970 Innsbruck Allround
1972 Davos Allround
1971 Heerenveen Allround
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Ard Schenk's About

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Former Dutch speed skater who won three gold medals at the 1972 Olympics after competing in his first Olympics in 1968.

Ard Schenk Family life

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He is the son of Anjali and Artur Schenk.

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Ard Schenk Before Fame

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At the 1966 European Championships in Deventer, he earned his first gold medal.

Ard Schenk Trivia

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He won 3 Olympic gold medals and 1 silver.

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Ard Schenk Height Weight

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At the age of 77, Ard Schenk height is 6′ 3″. His weight is 198 lbs .

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He is one of the few Olympians to win 2 gold medals in a single Olympics, along with swimmer Michael Phelps .

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Facts About Ard Schenk

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● Ard Schenk was born on September 16, 1944 (age 77) in Netherlands
● He is a celebrity speed skater
The parents of Ard Schenk are Klaas Schenk
● His spouse is Carolien van der Heijden (m. 2004), Christine Schermeij (m. 1975–1975)
● His height is 6′ 3″
His weight is 198 lbs



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