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Tai Wei-Lin

Chinese Taipei

SportSpeed Skating
NOCChinese Taipei
Born30 Mar 1997
ResidenceKaohsiung, TPE
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesEnglish, Mandarin
Higher educationLeisure Management, Sports Management - Cheng Shiu University: Kaohsiung, TPE
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 36.30 19 Jan 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:10.59 27 Oct 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:46.92 09 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 6:37.09 01 Dec 2017 Calgary  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachHuang Chin-Lung, TPE, from 2009  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in Chinese Taipei in 2009.  
Club / TeamKaohsiung Speed Skating Team: Chinese Taipei  
Reason for choosing this sportHe found the sport interesting, and dreamed of winning a medal at the Olympic Winter Games.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerCoach Huang Chin-Lung. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Sven Kramer. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesHe cut his ankle in 2017 and needed one week to recover. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)

A knee injury from 2010 affected him for two years. (Athlete, 10 Nov 2017)
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)  
Other sportsHe has represented Chinese Taipei in roller speed skating, winning three bronze medals at the 2015 World Championships in Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei. (SportsDeskOnline, 13 Oct 2018; Athlete, 10 Nov 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Do your best today, do better tomorrow." (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)  
HobbiesSports. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2018)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (, 13 Feb 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m34