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An Kai


SportShort Track
Born20 Nov 1995 in Jinan 
ResidenceQingdao, CHN
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    1000m 1:22.959 01 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamQingdao: China  
Name of coachYang Zhanyu [club], CHN; Li Yan [national], CHN  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in January 2011.  
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursIn 2015 he was named a candidate for the Top Ten Athletes of Qingdao in the People's Republic of China. (, 13 Jan 2016)

In 2014 he was named an Elite Athlete by the General Administration of Sport of China. (, 11 Apr 2014)
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing fifth in the 1500m at the 2016 World Cup event in Calgary, AB, Canada. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHis father. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolChinese short track skater Wu Dajing. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Constantly strive to become stronger." (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
InjuriesHe has injured his left hip on three occasions during his career. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2016)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup Montreal, QC 1500m2  
    2018/2019 Almaty 5000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m5  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay8  
    2015/2016 Dresden 5000m Relay12  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m12  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m12  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m13  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m17  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m18  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m20  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m20  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m20  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m22  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m23  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m30  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m32  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m45  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m48  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m51  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m63  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m68  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m69