Carl Eduard Verheijen (born 26 May 1975 in The Hague) is a retired Dutch speedskater who specialized in the longer distances 5,000-m and the 10,000-m. Verheijen is the son of skater Eddy Verheijen and has a relation with retired skater Andrea Nuyt in Leusden. They have a daughter (Manouk, August 2005). Carl's brother Frank Verheijen is a marathon skater.
He won two bronze medals at the 2006 Winter Olympics, in the 10000 m race and in the team pursuit. At the 2002 Winter Olympics, he placed 6th in the 5000 m event.
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