Ard Schenk


Birthday September 16, 1944

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Netherlands

Age 79 years old

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Former speed skater from the Netherlands who competed in his first Olympics in 1968 and won three gold medals at the 1972 Olympics.

Before Fame

He won his first gold medal at the 1966 European Championships in Deventer.


He won 3 Olympic gold medals and 1 silver.

Family Life

He is the son of Anjali and Artur Schenk.

Associated With

He is one of the few Olympians to win 2 gold medals in a single Olympics, along with swimmer Michael Phelps.