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Sung Ching-Yang

Chinese Taipei

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSTPE11810199201
NOCChinese Taipei
Born18 Oct 1992 in  Taipei
GenderMen
ResidenceTaipei, TPE
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, Mandarin
Higher educationSport Studies - Taiwan Sport University: Taoyuan, TPE
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.64 15 Nov 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:08.83 16 Nov 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:57.83 15 Dec 2013 Baselga di Piné  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Asian Single Distances Championships
Event  
Asian Single Distances Championships
    2 x 500m 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/ChingYangSung  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began inline skating at age three. He switched to speed skating at age 14 in Changchun, People's Republic of China.  
Reason for choosing this sportHe switched from roller speed skating to speed skating because he wanted to compete at the Olympic Winter Games.  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (sportsv.net, 17 Jan 2016)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Keep fighting, don't think too much." (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)  
Other informationFEDERATION SUPPORT
He has been part of the International Skating Union [ISU] Development Transition Program that is based in Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America. The scheme aims to help athletes from ice hockey, roller speed skating and figure skating make the switch to speed skating and short track. (isu.org, 22 Dec 2017)
 
Most influential person in careerHis coach. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesHe was affected by a back injury while competing at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (travel.taipei, 28 Mar 2017)

He injured his knee in 2013 and was out for six months. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)

He has suffered cuts to both his feet during his career. (Athlete, 10 Nov 2013)
 
Memorable sporting achievementWinning five gold medals in roller speed skating [junior category] at the 2009 World Championships in Haining, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)  
Other sportsHe won two gold medals in roller speed skating at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, People's Republic of China. He has also competed in short track, representing Chinese Taipei at the 2009 World Championships in Vienna, Austria. (SportsDeskOnline, 24 Dec 2013)  
Hero / IdolChinese Taipei baseball player Wang Chien-Ming. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)  
Awards and honoursHe was flag bearer for Chinese Taipei at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (olympic.org, 07 Feb 2014)  
HobbiesBasketball, fishing. (Facebook page, 06 Aug 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2014 Olympic Games 2 x 500m33  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m34  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m40  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m26  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m35  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m45  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m48  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m50