First place 100m. Diamond League Rome

Dafne Schippers finished first in the 100 meters in Rome (Diamond League). In a time of 10,99, she was the only athlete who finished in theĀ 11 seconds marker. This sunday Dafne will compete again on the 100 meters in her home country, during the FBK...

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Training in South Africa & indoor season

Well, here I am, in al little sidewalk cafe in the beautiful South Africa. I went from a minus 4 degrees celcius to a plus 35 degrees in just a few hours! It always takes a few days to get used to your new surroundings,...

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5 most memorable moments of 2016

'No need for a retrospective this year, I'm only looking for a preview of the new year'. At first, I found this Rumag quote quite striking. You already know, I think, that I'm not much of a person who looks back a lot: of course...

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Home sweet home

Dafne will arrive home this afternoon (with her silver medal!) After the Olympic rollercoaster ride in many ways, she can look back with pride on her 5th place in the 100m and of course her silver 2nd spot on the 200m. Dafne cannot wait to...

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First place in Monaco and Londen

The last two official races (both Diamond League) before the Olympics in Rio were successful for Dafne. In Monaco, she won the 100m in 10.94 seconds. Yesterday, in London, she crossed the 200m finish line first, clocking 22.13 seconds with a slight headwind and leaving...

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My schedule Rio 2016

On august 12th I will run my first race during the 2016 Olympics. Specially for you I put together my personal schedule, with both the local time (BR) as well as Dutch time (in bold, DU). Most of the races will take place during the...

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Golden race in Amsterdam!

In front of a loudly cheering home crowd in Amsterdam, Dafne won the 100meters during the European Athletic Championships! The Olympic Stadium was fully packed, giving her goosebumps and it helped Dafne finish in an excellent 10,90sec. Another milestone in the run up to the Olympics...

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Outstanding performance in Oslo

With great dominance, Dafne claimed her victory on the 200m in Oslo this Thursday. Not only was her time of 21.93s good for the meeting record of the Bislett Games, it was also the fastest time this season from any female athlete on the 200m...

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Second time in Eugene

On Saturday evening Dafne was part of a strong 200m Diamond League line-up in Eugene (USA). She came in second with 22,11s after American Torie Bowie (21,99s)....

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A great 22.02 in Hengelo

Dafne clocked a world-leading performance in the 200m to highlight the FBK Games in Hengelo, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, on Sunday. Competing on home turf for the first time this outdoor season, she clocked 22.02 in rainy conditions to win by more than a second...

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