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Yu Yongjun

China

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTCHN12408198801
NOCChina
Born24 Aug 1988 in Mudanjiang 
GenderMen
ResidenceBeijing, CHN
OccupationCoach
LanguagesMandarin
Higher educationHarbin Institute Physical Education: China
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    1000m 1:26.584 09 Dec 2012 Shanghai  
    1500m 2:13.386 19 Oct 2012 Calgary  
Social Media
Social Media
weibo.com/u/1949832831  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2001 in Mudanjiang, People's Republic of China.  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was spotted by a coach from the local sports school.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Dare to fight and win." (Athlete, 09 Dec 2012 )  
InjuriesHe had problems with a disc in his spine during his career. (tyjjh.org.cn, 26 Dec 2008)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Li Yan. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2012 )  
Awards and honoursIn 2013 he was awarded the Sports Outstanding Contribution Medal by the Heilongjiang Sports Bureau in the People's Republic of China. (hexun.com, 25 Jan 2013)  
Other informationRETIREMENT
He retired from the sport in 2014 and became a skating coach. (sports.sohu.com, 22 Oct 2016)
 
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2012/2013 World Championships 5000m Relay5  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2011/2012 World Cup Shanghai 5000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Nagoya 5000m Relay1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Quebec, QC 1000m2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Montreal, QC 5000m Relay2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Moscow 5000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Moscow 5000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Nagoya 5000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Sochi 5000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 Dresden 5000m Relay4  
    2012/2013 Dresden 5000m Relay5  
    2010/2011 Dresden 1500m8  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m12  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m14  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m15  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m18  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m19  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m19  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m24  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m38