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Tian Ruining

China

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSCHN21701199701
NOCChina
Born17 Jan 1997 in  Karamay
GenderWomen
ResidenceUrumqi, CHN
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Mandarin
Higher educationPhysical Education - Xi'an Physical Education University: China
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.18 09 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:15.47 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:56.75 09 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 4:16.42 17 Mar 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 7:51.85 17 Mar 2013 Harbin  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/ruining.tian.1  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachLee Jae-Sik, KOR  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in August 2010 in Xinjiang, People's Republic of China.  
Reason for choosing this sportShe enjoyed the sport as a child.  
Club / TeamXinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region: Urumqi, CHN  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesIn September 2014 she sustained an injury to the ligaments in her right ankle, which required about one month of rehabilitation. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementBecoming allround champion at the 2015/16 National Championships in the People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Lee Jae-Sik. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Kjeld Nuis. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Awards and honoursIn 2012 she was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 26 Jun 2012)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Respect yourself, respect your fellow competitors." (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018 Olympic Games 500m20  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m21  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m23  
    2016/2017 World Sprint Championships Overall28  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup Calgary, AB Team Sprint3  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m22  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m28  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m48  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m54