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Guo Dan


SportSpeed Skating
Born06 Dec 1990 in  Beijing
Marital statusMarried
FamilyHusband He Xin
ResidenceSuzhou, CHN
LanguagesEnglish, Mandarin
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.90 17 Nov 2017 Calgary  
    1000m 1:18.22 17 Nov 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:58.83 19 Nov 2017 Calgary  
    3000m 4:15.28 18 Nov 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 7:29.03 25 Jan 2016 Urumqi  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe decided to pursue speed skating after it was announced that Beijing would host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games.  
Name of coachHe Xin [club], CHN; Wang Xiuli [national], CHN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She first tried roller skating at age three, and took up speed skating on ice in 2015.  
Club / TeamJiangsu Province: Suzhou, CHN  
General Interest
General Interest
Other sportsShe has competed in roller speed skating, winning silver in the road 10,000m points race at the 2016 World Championships in Nanjing, People's Republic of China. (SportsDeskOnline, 16 Oct 2017;, 24 Feb 2017)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (, 31 May 2017)  
InjuriesIn 2014 she tore a ligament in her left knee after crashing. She needed around six months to recover. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHer husband He Xin. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolChinese short track skater Yang Yang [A]. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Pursue your best self." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in roller speed skating at the 2012 World Championships in Rome, Italy, and finishing fifth in the mass start speed skating event at the 2017 World Single Distances Championships in Gangneung, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Famous relativesHer husband He Xin has worked as a speed skating coach for the Jiangsu Province team in the People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps5  
    2018 Olympic Games Mass Start 16 Laps10  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT Mass Start 16 Laps2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps11