Status: 08.01.2023 6:10 p.m

    Dutch winners at the European All-Around Speed ​​Skating Championships. Antoinette Rijpma-de Jong even managed a hat-trick. The Germans followed.

    As expected, the German speed skaters clearly missed the podium at the European All-Around Championships. The best of a German trio was Michelle Uhrig in the title fights in Hamar, Norway, with eighth place. The gold medals went to the Netherlands to Antoinette Rijpma-de Jong and Patrick Roest.

    • All-around EM: Men’s overall ranking
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    • All-around EM: overall ranking women
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    Uhrig Eighth – Götze Eleventh – Ehselun’s Twelfth

    After four competitions over 500 meters, 3,000 meters, 1,500 meters and 5,000 meters, Uhrig ended up 1:58.48 minutes behind the winner Rijpma-de Jong. The second German starter, 19-year-old Marlen Ehseluns from Berlin, was twelfth overall. In the men’s category, 22-year-old Konstantin Götze came eleventh overall.

    Dutch win before Norwegians

    European Champion Rijpma-de Jong and European Champion Rost narrowly snatched victory from their Norwegian opponents. 27-year-old Rijpma-de Jong beat Ragne Wiklund by 4.59 seconds and celebrated a hat-trick at the European Championship. Marijke Groenewoud (+ 7.37 seconds) was also third from the Netherlands. In the men’s race, 27-year-old Roest beat Norway’s Sander Eitrem (+ 4.38 seconds) and Belgian veteran Bart Swings (+ 52.12 seconds). Roest repeated his European Championship triumph from last year in Heerenveen.