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Ren Ziwei

China

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTCHN10306199701
NOCChina
Born03 Jun 1997 in Harbin 
GenderMen
ResidenceBeijing, CHN
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesMandarin
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.032 22 Feb 2018 Gangneung  
    1000m 1:23.019 04 Nov 2018 Calgary  
    1500m 2:13.871 13 Dec 2015 Shanghai  
    3000m 5:04.748 18 Mar 2018 Montreal  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    5000m Relay   1    
World Championships
Event  
World Championships
    500m   1    
    5000m Relay   1    
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay 2 1    
    Overall 1      
Social Media
Social Media
weibo.com/u/3248376783  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamHarbin Winter Sports Training Centre : China  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age eight in Harbin, People's Republic of China.  
Name of coachLiu Qiang [club], CHN; Li Yan [national], CHN  
Reason for choosing this sportIt was his dream to compete in the sport.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Friendship first, competition later." (Athlete, 07 Nov 2018)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (sports.sina.com.cn, 04 May 2017)  
InjuriesHe has suffered injuries to both his legs during his career. He required six months of recovery on each occasion. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the overall competition at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2018)  
Awards and honoursIn 2013 he was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (chinanews.com, 01 Apr 2013)  
Most influential person in careerHis father, and coach Li Yan. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2018, 09 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolUS basketball player LeBron James. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall1  
    2016/2017 World Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2017/2018 World Championships 500m2  
    2018 Olympic Games 5000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall5  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall5  
    2017/2018 World Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m6  
    2017/2018 World Championships Overall7  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1500m7  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m9  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1000m10  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m16  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall16  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m18  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Shanghai 1500m1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Budapest 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m2  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1000m3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Dordrecht 5000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay4  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 5000m Relay4  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay4  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m6  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m7  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay8  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay8  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m8  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m9  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m10  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m11  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m11  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m11  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m12  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m15  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m17  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m19  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m19  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m20  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m62  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m78  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m165