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Yana Khan


SportShort Track
Born06 Sep 2000 in Bishkek 
LanguagesEnglish, Kazakh, Russian
Higher educationCoaching - Kazakh Academy of Sport and Tourism: Almaty, KAZ
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.192 08 Dec 2023 Beijing  
    1000m 1:31.494 27 Oct 2023 Montreal  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2021)  
Awards and honoursShe has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (, 05 Oct 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachNurbergen Zhumagaziyev [national], KAZ  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up short track in 2012, at age 12, at the Alau Ice Palace in Astana, Kazakhstan.  
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General Interest
In 2010 she and her parents moved from Kyrgyzstan to Kazakhstan. "I love Kazakhstan, it already feels like I've lived there for my whole life." (, 04 Feb 2022;, 27 Jul 2020)
Social Media
Social Media  
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General Interest
HobbiesPainting. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2021)  
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Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHer parents enrolled her in the sport. "I love it for the speed and the emotions, and the adrenaline you feel in races."  
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General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (, 05 Apr 2022)  
Most influential person in careerHer father. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2021)  
NicknamesYaniks (Athlete, 25 Nov 2021)  
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Sport Specific Information
Training RegimeShe trains twice a day, five days a week.  
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General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Find motivation in small things, and that will carry you to big success." (, 04 Feb 2022)  
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Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamAkmola Regional School of Supreme Sports Skill: Kazakhstan  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2023/2024 Four Continents Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2022 Olympic Games 2000m Relay5  
    2022/2023 World Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2019/2020 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2019/2020 World Junior Championships 1000m13  
    2023/2024 World Championships 500m23  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1000m24  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1500m27  
    2022/2023 World Championships 500m28  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 500m30  
    2020/2021 World Championships Overall30  
    2020/2021 World Championships 500m31  
    2019/2020 World Junior Championships 500m33  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1500m33  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall36  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2022/2023 Almaty 3000m Relay4  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay6  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 500m7  
    2022/2023 Almaty 3000m Relay8  
    2022/2023 Dresden 3000m Relay9  
    2023/2024 Dresden 3000m Relay9  
    2022/2023 Dresden 2000m Relay11  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay11  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 3000m Relay11  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 500m12  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 2000m Relay12  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m14  
    2023/2024 Dresden 2000m Relay15  
    2023/2024 Dresden 500m19  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 500m19  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 500m20  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m21  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 500m23  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1000m24  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m26  
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m27  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m28  
    2022/2023 Dresden 500m29  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1000m33  
    2023/2024 Dresden 1000m35  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification Overall36  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m42  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 500m43  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1000m45  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification Overall63  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m67  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m76  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m95