Christine Aaftink

Intro Dutch speed skater
A.K.A. Christine Jakoba Aaftink
Is Athlete Speed skater
From Netherlands
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 25 August 1966, Abcoude, Netherlands
Star sign Virgo

Christine Jacoba Aaftink (born 25 August 1966) is a retired speed skater from the Netherlands. She specialized in the 500 m and 1000 m distances, in which she competed at the 1988, 1992 and 1994 Winter Olympics. Her best achievements were fifth and fourth place in 1992 in 500 m and 1000 m, respectively. In 1994 she was the Olympic flag bearers for the Netherlands. She won two bronze medals at the World Sprint Speed Skating Championships for Women in 1990 and 1991. Nationally, she won at least one sprint title every year between 1987 and 1996. She won all three (500 m, 1000 m and allround sprint) in 1990 and 1992–1994. Personal bests: 500 m – 39.88 (1996) 1000 m – 1:20.21 (1996) 1500 m – 2:11.57 (1994) 3000 m – 5:04.33 (1987)

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