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Li Jianrou

China

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTCHN21508198601
NOCChina
Born15 Aug 1986 in Jilin 
GenderWomen
ResidenceJilin, CHN
OccupationAthlete, Business Owner, Student
LanguagesMandarin
Higher educationNortheast Normal University: Changchun, CHN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.486 13 Feb 2014 Sochi  
    1000m 1:30.042 15 Nov 2013 Kolomna  
    1500m 2:18.350 20 Oct 2012 Calgary  
    3000m 5:04.961 11 Mar 2012 Shanghai  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    500m 1      
World Championships
Event  
World Championships
    1000m   1    
    1500m 1      
    3000m Relay 3      
    Overall 1      
World Team Championships
Event  
World Team Championships
    Team   1    
Social Media
Social Media
weibo.com/u/2736604314  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamJilin Province: Changchun, CHN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport at age 10 in Jilin Province, People's Republic of China.  
Reason for choosing this sportShe enjoyed sports when she was young, and thought skating was interesting.  
General Interest
General Interest
Other informationINTERNATIONAL RETIREMENT
She retired from representing the People's Republic of China at international speed skating events following the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. She continued to compete for Jilin Province in national competitions. (sports.qq.com, 20 Jul 2015)
 
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 500m at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Weibo profile, 21 Dec 2016)  
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2012)  
Hero / IdolChinese basketball player Yao Ming. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2012)  
Awards and honoursIn 2014 she was named an Excellent Athlete by the provincial government in Jilin, People's Republic of China. (chinajilin.com.cn, 15 Jul 2014)

In 2012 she was named an Excellent Communist Party Member by the provincial government in Jilin, People's Republic of China. (sina.com.cn, 28 Apr 2014)

In 2009 she was named a March 8th Red Banner Holder of Jilin, People's Republic of China. (sina.com.cn, 28 Apr 2014)
 
NicknamesOld Dark Horse (163.com, 14 Feb 2014)  
HobbiesPets, animation. (QQ profile, 30 Jul 2015)  
InjuriesShe was injured in a fall at the 2011 World Championships in Sheffield, England. (sina.com.cn, 14 Mar 2011)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2011/2012 World Championships 1500m1  
    2011/2012 World Championships Overall1  
    2014 Olympic Games 500m1  
    2010/2011 World Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 World Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2012/2013 World Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 World Championships 1000m2  
    2010/2011 World Team Championships Team2  
    2010/2011 World Championships 500m4  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1500m5  
    2010/2011 World Championships Overall7  
    2014 Olympic Games 3000m Relay7  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m8  
    2011/2012 World Championships 500m10  
    2014 Olympic Games 1500m12  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2011/2012 World Cup Nagoya 1000m1  
    2013/2014 World Cup Kolomna 3000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Saguenay, QC 3000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Shanghai 3000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Moscow 3000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Dordrecht 3000m Relay1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Moscow 3000m Relay1  
    2012/2013 World Cup Shanghai 3000m Relay1  
    2012/2013 World Cup Nagoya 3000m Relay1  
    2012/2013 World Cup Sochi 3000m Relay1  
    2012/2013 World Cup Montreal, QC 3000m Relay1  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m2  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Shanghai 1000m2  
    2013/2014 World Cup Turin 3000m Relay2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Shanghai 1000m2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Sochi 1500m2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Shanghai 1500m2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Calgary, AB 3000m Relay2  
    2013/2014 World Cup Shanghai 3000m Relay2  
    2013/2014 World Cup Seoul 3000m Relay2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 1500m3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Moscow 1000m3  
    2011/2012 World Cup Dordrecht 1000m3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Calgary, AB 1500m3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Montreal, QC 1500m3  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Shanghai 1000m3  
    2012/2013 Dresden 3000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 Dresden 3000m Relay4  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m5  
    2010/2011 Dresden 1000m5  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m10  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m10  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m10  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m10  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m17  
    2010/2011 Dresden 500m31  
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m79