van KLINKEN Jorinde

2 Feb 2000
United States of America

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
ATH Athletics Women's Discus Throw  


Start Time Location Event Status
Olympic Stadium - Long Throws

Biographical Information


World Athletics Championships
YearLocationDiscus Throw
2019Doha, QATQual. (58.58)

European Championships
YearLocationDiscus Throw
2018Berlin, GERQual. (54.33)

World Junior Championships
YearLocationShot PutDiscus Throw
2018Tampere, FIN3rd (17.05)7th (50.61)

SF - Semifinal, QF - Quarterfinal, 1R - 1st Round, Qual. - Qualification, QR - Qualification Round, DNF - Did Not Finish, DNS - Did Not Start, DQ - Disqualified, NM - No Mark, [Relay athlete without time] - Did not run in final
Making and listening to music, shopping, meeting friends, spending time outdoors. (, 26 Aug 2020)
Athlete, Student
Liberal Studies - Utrecht University, Netherlands
Dutch, English
Arizona State University Sun Devils [Tempe, AZ, USA]
Brian Blutreich [club], USA
She took up athletics at age seven, and got involved in throwing events at age 11. Her father was her first coach. (, 22 Feb 2021;, 26 Aug 2020)
To compete at the 2020, 2024, and 2028 Olympic Games, and to win an Olympic medal during her career. (, 14 Apr 2021;, 21 May 2021;, 21 May 2021)
She changed the way she trained in the gym after starting to work with coach Brian Blutreich at the Arizona State University Sun Devils in 2020. "I started doing a lot less, which has made me way more explosive." (, 21 May 2021)
Her father, and her high school coach. (, 14 Apr 2021)
In 2021 she was named the Pac-12 Women's Field Athlete of the Year in the United States of America. (, 21 May 2021)

General Interest

In 2020 she began studying for a master's degree in global management at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ, United States of America. (, 21 May 2021; LinkedIn profile, 01 Apr 2021)

In 2020 she began working with coach Brian Blutreich after moving to the United States of America to study for her master's degree. Blutreich competed in discus at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona. "He's been working on my basics a lot, especially in the shot. In discus we've been working on details. The biggest thing he's been working on is the reverse [throw] because I've always thrown with a non-reverse. It's very clear now that I throw a lot further with the reverse even though I'm not an expert in it yet." (, 21 May 2021;, 29 Jul 2016)

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