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Lian Ziwen

China

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSCHN12609199801
NOCChina
Born26 Sep 1998 in  Harbin
GenderMen
ResidenceChina
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesMandarin
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.62 10 Dec 2022 Calgary  
    1000m 1:07.02 05 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:44.34 04 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesHe has fractured his ankle during his career. It took him three months to recover from the injury. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Zhang Hongbo, and Chinese speed skater Wang Xiuli. (olympics.com, 04 Feb 2022; Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolChinese speed skater Hou Kaibo. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2019)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating in 2008 in Harbin, People's Republic of China.  
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursIn 2016 he was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 21 Oct 2016)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachLi Yan [national], CHN  
Social Media
Social Media
instagram.com/ziwenlian_/  
weibo.com/u/3544075042  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesMusic. (olympics.com, 04 Feb 2022)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in team sprint at the 2021 World Cup event in Stavanger, Norway. (olympics.com, 04 Feb 2022)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (sport.gov.cn, 30 Jun 2022)  
MilestonesAlong with Yang Tao and Ning Zhongyan, he was part of the first male team representing the People's Republic of China to win the team sprint at a World Cup event. The trio claimed victory in 2022 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (SportsDeskOnline, 22 Nov 2022; eurosport.co.uk, 21 Nov 2022)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2022 Olympic Games Team Pursuit8  
    2022 Olympic Games 1000m19  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 1000m22  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 500m23  
    2022 Olympic Games 1500m27  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2022/2023 Heerenveen Team Sprint1  
    2019/2020 Minsk Team Sprint2  
    2019/2020 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Team Sprint2  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1000m23  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m27  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 500m29  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m34  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1500m47