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Yang Tao

China

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSCHN11509199701
NOCChina
Born15 Sep 1997 in  Dingxi
GenderMen
ResidenceShenyang, CHN
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesMandarin
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.84 24 Sep 2017 Calgary  
    1000m 1:09.29 10 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:50.72 19 Mar 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 7:07.07 02 Nov 2013 Harbin  
    10000m 14:57.73 30 Nov 2013 Changchun  
Social Media
Social Media
weibo.com/p/1005053193431877  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamLiaoning Province: China  
Reason for choosing this sportA coach was recruiting students online, so he applied and was accepted.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in August 2005 in Shenyang, People's Republic of China.  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (sports.sina.com.cn, 23 Feb 2018)  
InjuriesIn 2016 he was troubled by an injury to his waist area. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2017)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Peter Kolder. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2017)  
Awards and honoursIn 2016 he was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (world.hebnews.cn, 19 Jul 2016; chinanews.com, 19 Jul 2016)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Hold on." (Athlete, 08 Feb 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing as overall champion in the 500m for the 2016/17 Junior World Cup season. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 World Sprint Championships Overall22  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m26  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m27  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m47  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m52  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m55