Dafne Schippers

Dafne Schippers

Date Of Birth15 June 1992
Age25 years 5 months 26 days
Day of BirthMonday
Place Of BirthUtrecht, Netherlands

Personal Information
Mother TongueDutch
Religion Christianity
Languages Dutch , English
Star SignGemini
NationalityDutch
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Family Information
Father Ernst Schippers
Mother Karin Schippers
Brother Derek Schippers (Older)
Sister Sanne Schippers (Older)
Body Features & Measurements
Height179 CM
1.79 M
5 Feet 10 Inches
70 Inches
Eye color Blue
Hair color Blonde
Weight68 KG
150 lbs
Figure Type Rectangle
Body Type Athletic
Love, Romance, Marriage
Boyfriend Nicky Romero (DJ)
Career Information
Years Active 2001-
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
HobbiesCooking
photography
Social Networks, Web links
Wiki PageWiki Page
Facebook ProfileFacebook Profile
Twitter ProfileTwitter Profile
Official WebsiteOfficial Website
Instagram ProfileInstagram Profile
BlogBlog
Contact
Contact (Email)derek.schippers@gmail.com
Contact(Phone)+31 (0)6-15449375
Web ContactWeb Contact
More Information
Net worth$250000
Coach Rana Reider

Biography

Dafne Schippers is a Dutch athlete who works in Track & Field events, Sprints and Heptathlon. Dafne won Silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics 200m women's Sprint. She is also the third fastest sprinter in the world in 200m women category (behind Florence Griffith-Joyner, Marion Jones)

Dafne Schippers

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 Dafne Schippers with Sister Sanne Schippers

Image: Dafne Schippers with Sister Sanne Schippers

Dafne Schippers winning Gold at the 2017 World Championships

Dafne Schippers- Interesting Facts & Trivia

  • Dafne Schippers started her participation in Athletics since she was 9 years old.
  • Her father is a physical therapist and Mother a middle school teacher.
  • Dafne wanted to be a elementary school teacher if not for her career in sports.
  • She is going through teaching in English to get better in the language.
  • She is the fastest Dutch woman. She holds the Dutch records in 100m and 200m.
  • She is the third fastest 200m female sprinter ever.
  • 2010: She won the gold medal at the World Junior Athletics Championships Heptathlon.
  • 2011: Gold medal at the European Junior Athletics Championships.
  • 2013: She won gold at the European Athletics U23 Championships 100m and bronze in long jump.
  • 2013: Bronze at the World Championships in Heptathlon at Mascow.
  • She is the first ever Dutch woman to win a medal at the World Athletics Championships.
  • 2014: She won Gold medal in both 100m and 200m race at the European championships.
  • She holds the European record in women's 200m race.
  • She is also the indoor European Champion in sprint.
  • 2016 Rio Olympics: Silver medal at the Rio Olympics in 200m.
  • Dafne Schippers Bridge: In April 2017 in Utrecht (her birth place) a bridge was named after her.
  • She is a very good tennis player as well.
  • Since 2015 she has moved to full time sprinting, she has given up on Heptathlon and Long jump. 
  • Dafne Schippers is supported by brands like Nike, Ziggo Sport, Campina, Porsche, Discovered, AA-Drink, Vattenfall.
  • She eats normal healthy food, she believes that is the secret of her glowing skin.
  • She has a pet dog named Noa.
  • She likes cooking, With her sister Sanne, she writes a cooking Blog. You can follow her recipes on FB & Instagram as well. (Dafne FB recipes) (Dafne Instagram recipes)
  • Photography is another hobby she has.
  • She has written a cookbook- Dafne likes kookboek.
  • She trains at the club- Hellas (Utrecht).
  • Doping rumours: There were some speculations about her Acne being signs of doping, Dafne clarifies that her family has had issues with Acne, that her mother had them till she was 30-40.
  • She is the first white woman since Barbel Wockel in 1980 to win a Gold medal in 200m sprint at the Olympics.
  • She was the fastest in her school even including the Boys, "The boys weren't happy about it" she says laughing.
  • Dafne is one of the most famous women in her country Holland.
  • She is compared to the legendary Dutch sprinter Fanny Blankers-Koen, who won 100m, 200m, 100X4 Relay and Hurdles Gold at the Olympics back in 1948.


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