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Wu Dajing

China

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTCHN12407199401
NOCChina
Born24 Jul 1994 in Jiamusi 
GenderMen
ResidenceBeijing, CHN
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesMandarin
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.010 11 Nov 2017 Shanghai  
    1000m 1:23.380 12 Nov 2017 Shanghai  
    1500m 2:12.926 04 Mar 2016 Shanghai  
    3000m 4:51.835 13 Mar 2016 Seoul  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    500m   1    
    5000m Relay     1  
World Championships
Event  
World Championships
    500m 2 2    
    1000m     1  
    5000m Relay 2 1    
    Overall     1  
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Overall     1  
Social Media
Social Media
weibo.com/u/2145369343  
 
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe was inspired to take up the sport after watching Chinese short track skaters Li Jiajun and Yang Yang [A].  
Club / TeamJilin Province: China  
Name of coachLi Yan [national], CHN  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began training in 2002 in Jiamusi, People's Republic of China.  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolUS swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning silver in the 500m at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Weibo profile, 07 Jun 2017)  
AmbitionsTo win gold at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (sports.sina.com.cn, 14 Feb 2017)  
Awards and honoursHe was flag bearer for the People's Republic of China at the opening ceremony of the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan. (sports.qq.com, 20 Feb 2017)

In 2014 he was presented with the May 4th Youth Medal. The award is the highest honour for young people in the People's Republic of China. (chinajilin.com.cn, 15 Jul 2014; dbw.cn, 20 May 2014)

In 2014 he received a Merit Citation Class One from the Jilin provincial government in the People's Republic of China. The award was in recognition of his performance at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (xinhuanet.com, 15 Jul 2014)
 
InjuriesHe injured his knee during the 2015/16 season. (sports.qq.com, 04 Dec 2015)  
HobbiesBasketball. (sports.qq.com, 09 Jun 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHis first coach. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"I believe that as long as I work hard, I will succeed." (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2014/2015 World Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2013/2014 World Championships 500m1  
    2015/2016 World Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2014/2015 World Championships 500m1  
    2015/2016 World Championships 500m2  
    2016/2017 World Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2014 Olympic Games 500m2  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m2  
    2014/2015 World Championships Overall3  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships Overall3  
    2014 Olympic Games 5000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1000m3  
    2013/2014 World Championships Overall4  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1000m4  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m4  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1500m5  
    2012/2013 World Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2015/2016 World Championships Overall6  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall6  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships Overall7  
    2013/2014 World Championships 5000m Relay7  
    2012/2013 World Championships 500m7  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m9  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1000m11  
    2012/2013 World Championships Overall12  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1500m15  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1000m17  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m17  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1500m18  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1500m21  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m1  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m1  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 5000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Montreal, QC 5000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Montreal, QC 500m1  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Seoul 500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Shanghai 500m1  
    2014/2015 World Cup Montreal, QC 500m1  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m1  
    2013/2014 World Cup Seoul 1000m1  
    2012/2013 World Cup Sochi 500m1  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m1  
    2014/2015 World Cup Seoul 1000m1  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m1  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Shanghai 5000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Nagoya 5000m Relay1  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m2  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m2  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Sochi 500m2  
    2012/2013 Dresden 500m2  
    2013/2014 World Cup Seoul 500m2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Budapest 5000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 500m2  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m3  
    2014/2015 Dresden 5000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 500m3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Toronto, ON 5000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Shanghai 500m3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Kolomna 500m3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Seoul 5000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Dordrecht 5000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Nagoya 5000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Sochi 5000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m4  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m4  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m4  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay4  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 5000m Relay4  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1000m5  
    2012/2013 Dresden 5000m Relay5  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m6  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m7  
    2014/2015 Dresden 500m8  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay8  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1000m10  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m17  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1000m19  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m21  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1000m22  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m29  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m35  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m96