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Tao Jiaying

China

SportSpeed Skating
NOCChina
Born15 Apr 1993 in  Qiqihar
GenderWomen
ResidenceQiqihar, CHN
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesMandarin
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.92 14 Mar 2019 Calgary  
    1000m 1:17.34 17 Mar 2019 Calgary  
    1500m 1:57.70 17 Mar 2019 Calgary  
    3000m 4:08.90 15 Mar 2019 Calgary  
    5000m 7:23.16 16 Mar 2019 Calgary  
Social Media
Social Media
weibo.com/u/2725285563  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamQiqihar: China  
Name of coachWang Xiuli [national], CHN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating in 2002 in Qiqihar, People's Republic of China.  
Reason for choosing this sportHer mother introduced her to the sport.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"There is only a starting point, there is no finish line." (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in short track [1500m] at the 2013 Winter World University Games in Trentino, Italy. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Other sportsShe has represented the People's Republic of China in short track, winning silver in the 3000m relay at the 2015 World Championships in Moscow, Russian Federation. (SportsDeskOnline, 21 Nov 2018)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (view.inews.qq.com, 19 Jan 2016)  
Awards and honoursIn 2015 she was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sports.sina.com.cn, 19 Nov 2015)

In 2013 she was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (dzwww.com, 01 Apr 2013)
 
InjuriesShe has a scar on her face as a result of an accident during competition in 2008. (sports.sina.com.cn, 12 Dec 2015)

She has fractured her ankle bone during her career. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2016)
 
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolSwiss tennis player Roger Federer. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps25  
    2018/2019 World Cup 3000/5000m47