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Han Mei


SportSpeed Skating
Born27 Jan 1998 in  Hohhot
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.60 23 Mar 2018 Urumqi  
    1000m 1:14.69 04 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:53.09 12 Dec 2021 Calgary  
    3000m 3:58.76 03 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 7:08.37 10 Feb 2022 Beijing  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    1000m     1  
    Allround   1    
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating in 2007 at an amateur sports school in Hohhot, People's Republic of China.  
Club / TeamInner Mongolia: China  
Name of coachLi Yan [national], CHN; Liang Linhua [national], CHN  
Reason for choosing this sportHer father encouraged her to try the sport.  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolChinese tennis player Li Na. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
InjuriesShe was affected by an injury to her left knee in 2018. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)

She fractured her collarbone in June 2017 and was out of action for four weeks. It took her three months to recover from the injury. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019, 20 Nov 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto"You must work extremely hard so that you look as if you achieved effortless success." (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Most influential person in careerHer father. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning two gold medals at the 2016 National Winter Games in Urumqi, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Awards and honoursShe received a Sportsmanship Award at the 2014 National Winter Games in the People's Republic of China. (, 09 Jan 2014)

In 2012 she was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (, 31 Mar 2012)
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit4  
    2018 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 6 Laps5  
    2022 Olympic Games Team Pursuit5  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps5  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 1500m8  
    2022 Olympic Games 5000m11  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 3000m11  
    2022 Olympic Games 1500m11  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 1000m13  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 3000m14  
    2022 Olympic Games 3000m15  
    2019/2020 World Allround Championships Allround15  
    2018/2019 World Allround Championships Allround18  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1500m20  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 1500m24  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2021/2022 World Cup Calgary, AB Team Pursuit3  
    2022/2023 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Team Sprint3  
    2022/2023 World Cup 1500m12  
    2022/2023 World Cup 3000/5000m12  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1500m14  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m14  
    2018/2019 World Cup 3000/5000m15  
    2021/2022 World Cup 3000/5000m17  
    2022/2023 World Cup 1000m18  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1000m20  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m24  
    2019/2020 World Cup 3000/5000m24  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m28  
    2016/2017 World Cup 3000/5000m30  
    2017/2018 World Cup 3000/5000m36  
    2022/2023 World Cup Mass Start38