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Alemasi Kahanbai

China

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSCHN11412199701
NOCChina
Born14 Dec 1997 in  Xinjiang
GenderMen
ResidenceBeijing, CHN
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesMandarin
Higher educationPhysical Education - Xinjiang Normal University: Urumqi, CHN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 36.43 15 Mar 2018 Urumqi  
    1000m 1:09.23 18 Mar 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:45.77 23 Mar 2018 Urumqi  
    5000m 6:24.97 17 Mar 2017 Calgary  
    10000m 13:45.54 19 Nov 2017 Stavanger  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportA coach from Xinjiang Sports School persuaded his parents to let him take up the sport.  
Name of coachLee Jae-Sik [national], KOR  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2010 at a sports school in Xinjiang, People's Republic of China.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"You might not succeed even if you work hard, but you will definitely fail if you give up." (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning three events at the 2016 Junior World Cup event in Minsk, Belarus. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Most influential person in careerHis physical education teacher at primary school. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Sven Kramer. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2017)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (iyaxin.com, 25 Mar 2018; sohu.com, 26 Apr 2017)  
Awards and honoursIn 2015 he was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 30 Jun 2015)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 World Allround Championships Allround18  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps20  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps17  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m35