At The 2022 Beijing Olympics, Isabelle Weidemann Of Canada Wins Her Second Medal. Isabelle Weidemann of Canada brings her second gold medal home from Beijing Olympics 2022. She becomes Canada’s only double gold medallist to win at Beijing Olympics.
Isabelle Weidemann won her second medal on Thursday at the final of the women’s 5,000 meters speed skating. Weidemann was in second place.
Wiedemann skated in a time of 6:48.18 and took home the silver medal during the race. Irene Schouten of the Netherlands won the gold medal with a an average time of 6:43.51 while Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic was awarded the bronze medal, with an average time of 6:50.09.
Things To Know About Isabelle Weidemann
Weideman took home bronze in the 3,000m race on the Ice Ribbon Oval last Saturday. Weidemann is also the very first Canadian athlete to be on the podium at the Beijing Olympics 2022.
In an interview with reporters from the Canadian Press after her win, Weidemann said, ” I am so happy. I am overjoyed. The fact that I was awarded a medal earlier on the week, I thought I was at the most prestigious This is extremely exciting. I was hoping that the 3000 was not a fluke”.
She added, “Schouten is incredible. It’s amazing to watch her skate. she raises the bar to a whole new level. I’m hoping that in the near future, I can improve her speed and make the event go more. The faster the women run the faster”. Isabelle Weidemann will be in the women’s team pursuit on Tuesday along with co-teammates Ivanie Blondin as well as Valarie Maltais.
Isabelle Weidemann Biography
Isabelle Weidemann was born on July 18, 1995 on the 18th of July in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She was raised by father John Weidemann and mother Laurel Rockwell.
Weidemann has two brothers, Jake Weidemann and Lily Weidemann. Isabelle’s family has been supportive of her passion for skating from an early age, and both siblings are athletes who took part at Canada’s national championships. Weidemann’s brother Jake Weidemann is a 20-year-old Ontario Quest for Gold athlete who is a member of the Calgary training group.
He as well as her sister, Lily Weidemann competed in six Canada Cup 2 races against senior-level skaters. Isabelle Weidemann completed her education at the University of Calgary from where she graduated with an honours degree in science geology.
Isabelle Weidemann Career
Isabelle Weidemann started skateboarding at the age of just five and, when she was 12 she began speed skating. Alongside speed skating Weidemann was also a soccer player track and field as well as many other sports.
Isabelle Weidemann’s debut competition in professional sports took place in the World Junior Speed Skating Championships in 2014, representing Canada.
Canada National Team. This was Weidemann’s debut significant step forward. Then, she started her entire senior season at the 15-year old’s 2015-16 World Cup Competition, and at the 2015 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championship She was able to finish fifth in 5K meters.
The same year, Isabelle Weidemann was awarded as the Speed Canadian Skating’s Rising Star of the Year’. Isabelle took home the very first World Cup medals in the 2017-2018 Worldcup season in the course in the group pursuit.
Weidemann’s debut Olympic competition took place in 2018 at PyeongChang at which she came in sixth in 3,000 meters , and the seventh in 5,000 meters. In this year’s 2018-2019 Worldcup campaign, Weidemann won a gold medal, and she also made it to her first podium in Tomokomai. For the 2020 Worldcup season, she placed third overall Worldcup standings in long-distance events.
She also has been awarded gold and silver medals. In the same Worldcup campaign, Weidemann also won a bronze medal in a team pursuit along with Ivanie Blondin, and Valarie Maltais in the 2022 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships. For 2022 Isabelle Weidemann wins two medals at the Beijing Winter Olympics
Isabelle Weidemann Height And Weight
Isabelle Weidemann stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (176 centimeters) and weighs around 70kgs (154 pounds).