Dafne Schippers

Dafne Schippers

Name Dafne Schippers
Profession Runner
Date of Birth 1992-06-15
Place of Birth Utrecht,
Death Date
Birth Sign Gemini

About Dafne Schippers

Known for her career competing in the track & field heptathlon and sprinting events. In 2015, she won the gold medal for the 200 meter event at that year’s World Championships, and set the then-European record for the event at 21.63 seconds.

Early Life Experience of Dafne Schippers

She began participating regularly in athletics at age 9. She made her major debut at the 2009 European Junior Championships, where she finished in 4th place.

Trivia Info

She competed at the 2012 Olympics in London in the heptathlon and 4×100 meter events. In 2015, she won the gold medal at that year’s European Indoor Championships in the 60 meter sprint.

Family Life and Relationship

She was born and raised in Utrecht, Netherlands.

Close Associates

She has trailed Marion Jones in holding the all-time world record for the 200 meter sprint time.