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Marianne Timmer

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Country  Netherlands
Height  1.74 m
Role  Speed Skater

Name  Marianne Timmer
Sport  Speed skating
Weight  63 kg
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Born  3 October 1974 (age 41) (1974-10-03) Sappemeer, Netherlands
Spouse  Peter Mueller (m. 2001–2003)
Olympic medals  Speed Skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics - Women's 1000m
Similar People  Henk Timmer, Anni Friesinger‑Postma, Thijsje Oenema, Chris Witty, Cindy Klassen

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Maria Aaltje ("Marianne") Timmer (born 3 October 1974 in Sappemeer) is a former speed skater from the Netherlands specializing in the middle distances (1000 and 1500 m). At the 1998 Winter Olympics Timmer won a gold medal in both these events.


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Personal life

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She is married to ex-goalkeeper Henk Timmer. She was previously married to her former coach Peter Mueller.

Speed skating career

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In 1999 she won the 1000 m in the World Single Distance Championships and in 2004 became world champion in the sprint. In 2006, she won the 1000 m in the Olympic Games in Turin. This made her the first skater from the Netherlands to win a gold medal at two different Winter Games.

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On 13 November 2009, at a World Cup speedskating event in Heerenveen, Netherlands, Timmer sustained breaks in her heel bone when she crashed after Chinese skater Yu Jing fell in front of her during a 500-meter race. Because of the crash, Timmer did not defend her Olympic title in the Vancouver Olympics in February 2010.


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