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Liu An

China

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSCHN10709199601
NOCChina
Born07 Sep 1996 in  Harbin
GenderMen
ResidenceQiqihar, CHN
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesMandarin
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 33.83 26 Sep 2021 Urumqi  
    1000m 1:08.10 16 Mar 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:49.79 19 Mar 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 7:36.02 15 Oct 2011 Changchun  
Social Media
Social Media
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Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamHeilongjiang Province [CHN] / Harbin [CHN]:  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began speed skating in May 2007 in Harbin, People's Republic of China.  
Name of coachLi Yan [national], CHN  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (j.eastday.com, 11 Nov 2021)  
InjuriesIn 2014 he tore a ligament in his right foot. The injury required a six-month recovery period. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Most influential person in careerHis teacher Wang Qing. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolUS basketball player LeBron James. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Awards and honoursIn 2017 he was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (news.qtv.com.cn, 04 Jan 2017)

In 2014 he was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 30 Oct 2014)
 
MilestonesHe became the first Chinese athlete to win a gold medal at the Winter Youth Olympic Games when he claimed gold in the men's 2x500m event on the second day of the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2012 in Innsbruck, Austria. (SportsDeskOnline, 07 Feb 2017; sports.sohu.com, 14 Jan 2012)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Sprint Championships Overall20  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m33  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m54