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Li Dan


SportSpeed Skating
Born06 May 1994
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.11 15 Mar 2019 Calgary  
    1000m 1:15.77 14 Mar 2019 Calgary  
    1500m 1:57.02 25 Aug 2019 Calgary  
    3000m 4:04.30 01 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 7:08.48 16 Mar 2019 Calgary  
General Interest
General Interest
Other sportsShe has represented the People's Republic of China in short track, and won silver in 3000m relay at the 2010 World Junior Championships in Taipei, Chinese Taipei. (SportsDeskOnline, 17 Oct 2017;, 10 Jan 2010)  
InjuriesShe has fractured her collarbone during her career. She needed two years to recover completely from the injury. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019, 13 Nov 2017)

She has torn the cartilage in her ankle during her career. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in careerCoaches Qiao Jing and Wang Xiuli. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolChinese short track skater Yang Yang [A]. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport at primary school.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Struggle for what you want, and strive for what you don't have." (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (, 27 Feb 2018)  
Awards and honoursIn 2018 she was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (, 13 Sep 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
NicknamesDanali (Weibo profile, 24 Dec 2020)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 6 Laps5  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps5  
    2018 Olympic Games Mass Start 16 Laps5  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps7  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps12  
    2017/2018 World Allround Championships Allround19  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1500m22  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification Mass Start 16 Laps6  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification Mass Start 16 Laps9  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification Mass Start 16 Laps9  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 3000/5000m28  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification Mass Start 16 Laps30  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification Overall36  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification Overall33  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m37  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m40  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m41  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 3000/5000m43  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 3000/5000m53