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Tian Ruining

China

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSCHN21701199701
NOCChina
Born17 Jan 1997 in  Karamay
GenderWomen
ResidenceUrumqi, CHN
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Mandarin
Higher educationPhysical Education - Xinjiang Normal University: China
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.35 26 Sep 2021 Urumqi  
    1000m 1:15.41 02 Oct 2021 Urumqi  
    1500m 1:56.75 09 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 4:16.42 17 Mar 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 7:51.85 17 Mar 2013 Harbin  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/ruining.tian.1  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamXinjiang Uyghur: China  
Name of coachLi Yan [national], CHN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in August 2010 in Urumqi, People's Republic of China.  
Reason for choosing this sportShe initially began roller speed skating after her aunt gave her a pair of roller skates at age eight. She was later accepted into an amateur sport school in Karamay, People's Republic of China, to train for speed skating.  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (workercn.cn, 11 Nov 2021)  
InjuriesIn September 2014 she sustained an injury to the ligaments in her right ankle, which required about one month of rehabilitation. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Kjeld Nuis, Japanese speed skater Nao Kodaira. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Awards and honoursIn 2012 she was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 26 Jun 2012)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Anything is possible." (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint4  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 500m17  
    2019/2020 World Sprint Championships Overall17  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 500m18  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m20  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m21  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m23  
    2016/2017 World Sprint Championships Overall28  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup Calgary, AB Team Sprint3  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m18  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m20  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m22  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m28  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m47  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m48  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m54