Leo Visser in 1988
|Full name||Leendert Visser|
|Born||13 January 1966|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||500 m: 38.65 (1992)|
1000 m: 1:16.21 (1992)
1500 m: 1:54.65 (1990)
3000 m: 3:59.27 (1987)
5000 m: 6:44.98 (1988)
10 000 m: 13:58.47 (1988)
Leendert "Leo" Visser (born 13 January 1966) is a Dutch former speed skater, who in 1989 won the World Allround championships and European championships.
At the 1988 Olympics in Calgary he won a silver medal in the 5000 m and a bronze medal in the 10 000 meter. Four years later, at the 1992 Olympics in Albertville, Visser won a bronze medal in both the 1,500 and the 5,000 metres, behind Norwegians Johann Olav Koss and Geir Karlstad.
Nationally, he won the allround titles in 1988, 1989 and 1991, as well as four distance titles.
After his career as a speed skater, Visser became a pilot and he is now captain on the Boeing 777 for Dutch airline KLM. In 2002, he was the chef de mission for the Dutch Olympic team. His wife, Sandra Voetelink, is also a former Olympic speed skater.
|Men's Speed skating|
|500 meter||38.65||31 January 1992||Davos|
|1000 meter||1:16.21||2 January 1992||Heerenveen|
|1500 meter||1:54.65||19 January 1990||Heerenveen|
|3000 meter||3:59.27||19 March 1987||Heerenveen|
|5000 meter||6:44.98||13 February 1988||Calgary|
|10000 meter||13:58.47||2 January 1988||Heerenveen|
Visser has a score of 159.287 points on the Adelskalender
|5000 meter||6:47.01||14 February 1987||Heerenveen|
|3000 meter||3:59.27||19 March 1987||Heerenveen|
|Season|| Dutch |
| Dutch |
| European |
| Olympic |
| World |
| World |
|1984–1985||16th 500m |
|ALMA ATA |
|Championship||Gold ||Silver ||Bronze |
|Dutch Single Distances||4||6||4|
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|Preceded by|| Dutch Sportsman of the Year |
|Preceded by|| Oscar Mathisen Award |
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