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Tai Wei-Lin

Chinese Taipei

SportSpeed Skating
NOCChinese Taipei
Born30 Mar 1997
ResidenceKaohsiung, TPE
LanguagesEnglish, Mandarin
Higher educationLeisure Management, Sports Management - Cheng Shiu University: Kaohsiung, TPE
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.25 22 Oct 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:08.65 05 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:46.49 04 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 6:37.09 01 Dec 2017 Calgary  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe found the sport interesting, and dreamed of winning a medal at the Olympic Winter Games.  
Club / TeamKaohsiung Speed Skating Team: Chinese Taipei  
Name of coachHuang Chin-Lung, TPE; Mitchell Whitmore [national], USA  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in Chinese Taipei in 2009.  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesHe cut his ankle in 2018 and needed one month to recover. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)

He sustained a knee injury in 2010 that affected him for two years. (Athlete, 10 Nov 2017)
Other sportsHe has represented Chinese Taipei in roller speed skating. He won three bronze medals in junior events at the 2015 World Championships in Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei, and competed in senior events at the world championships in 2016 and 2019. (SportsDeskOnline, 17 Nov 2021; Athlete, 10 Nov 2017;, 22 Nov 2015)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Huang Chin-Lung. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Sven Kramer. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Do your best today, do better tomorrow." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019; Instagram profile, 26 Oct 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m34  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2021/2022 World Cup Four Continents Championships 1000m3  
    2021/2022 World Cup Mass Start28  
    2019/2020 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps32  
    2018/2019 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps35  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m47  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m53  
    2018/2019 World Cup 5000/10000m54