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Han Mei

China

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSCHN22701199801
NOCChina
Born27 Jan 1998 in  Hohhot
GenderWomen
ResidenceShenyang, CHN
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesMandarin
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.60 23 Mar 2018 Urumqi  
    1000m 1:15.81 25 Mar 2018 Urumqi  
    1500m 1:56.90 23 Sep 2018 Calgary  
    3000m 4:03.92 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 7:15.94 22 Feb 2017 Obihiro  
Social Media
Social Media
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Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachWang Xiuli [national], CHN  
Reason for choosing this sportHer father encouraged her to try the sport.  
Club / TeamShenyang Sport University: China  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating in 2007 at an amateur sports school in Hohhot, People's Republic of China.  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementWinning two gold medals at the 2016 National Winter Games in Urumqi, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Most influential person in careerHer father. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Awards and honoursShe received a Sportsmanship Award at the 2014 National Winter Games in the People's Republic of China. (lnsports.gov.cn, 09 Jan 2014)

In 2012 she was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (guoqing.china.com.cn, 31 Mar 2012)
 
Hero / IdolChinese tennis player Li Na. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesShe was affected by an injury to her left knee in 2018. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)

She fractured her collarbone in June 2017 and was out of action for four weeks. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)
 
Sporting philosophy / motto"Continual learning." (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (chinanews.com, 06 Mar 2016)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 6 Laps5  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m28  
    2016/2017 World Cup 3000/5000m30  
    2017/2018 World Cup 3000/5000m36