Biography
Name
Simon Vroemen
Born
11 mei 1969 in Delft
Residence
Hamburg, Germany
Length
1.89 m
Weight
68 kg
Profession Athlete and Athlete and Portfolio Manager for RWE-Dea
Distance 3000 meter steeple chase (European recordholder)
Trainer Self
Club Groningen Atletiek
Personal bests
800 meter1.48.82Uden28-jun-1995
1000 meter2.20.9Uden28-jun-1994
1500 meter3.39.11Nijvel (B)28-jul-1994
3000 meter7.58.38Leiden10-jun-2001
5000 meter13.50.15Kerkrade
2000 meter steeple5.26.08La Laguna (SPA)14-sep-2002National Record
3000 meter steeple8.04.95Brussels (BEL)26-aug-2005European Record
National Champion
1500 m 1991, 1994
3000 m steeple 1995, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
International Championships
Track
1994 ECh Indoor 1500 m (semi-final)
1995 WCh Indoor 1500 m (12th)
1997 WCh 3000 m steeple (semi-final)
1999 WCh 3000 m steeple (semi-final)
2000 OG 3000 m steeple (12th)
2001 WCh 3000 m steeple (semi-final)
2002 ECh 3000 m steeple (2nd)
2003 WCh 3000 m steeple (7th)
2004 OG 3000 m steeple (6th)
2005 Wch 3000 m steeple (5th)
2006 ECh 3000 m steeple (final)

Cross country
ECh Cross 1994, 1995, 2001
WCh Cross 1995, 1997, 2000, 2002
Other remarkable performances
1 x National Junior Champion
3 x National Indoor Champion
5 x National Relay Champion
4 x National recordholder relay
(4 x 1500 meter clubteam and national team; Ekiden clubteam and national team)
3 x National Student Champion
3 x Universiade participant