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Ning Zhongyan


SportSpeed Skating
Born03 Nov 1999 in  Mudanjiang
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.84 03 Oct 2021 Urumqi  
    1000m 1:06.65 12 Dec 2021 Calgary  
    1500m 1:41.38 04 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 6:34.51 23 Aug 2019 Calgary  
    10000m 13:59.32 10 Jan 2020 Changchun  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Single Distances Championships
World Single Distances Championships
    Team Sprint   1    
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachLi Yan [national], CHN; Wang Xiuli [national], CHN  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2011 in Mudanjiang, People's Republic of China.  
Club / TeamHeilongjiang Province: China  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (, 20 Feb 2022)  
Other informationVOLUNTEER
In April 2022 he returned to his hometown of Mudanjiang, People's Republic of China, to volunteer for the city's COVID-19 response and spent several days assisting at testing centres. "After a case appeared in Mudanjiang, I hoped to do something for my hometown. I said that I would like to participate as a volunteer. I believe that if we unite our efforts, we will soon get out of the pandemic." (, 17 Apr 2022)
MilestonesAlong with Yang Tao and Lian Ziwen, he was part of the first male team representing the People's Republic of China to win the team sprint at a World Cup event. The trio claimed victory in 2022 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (SportsDeskOnline, 22 Nov 2022;, 21 Nov 2022)  
Awards and honoursIn 2015 he was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (, 21 Jul 2015)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Chen Peijun. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolUS basketball player James Harden. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint2  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 1500m4  
    2022 Olympic Games 1000m5  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1500m6  
    2022 Olympic Games 1500m7  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps12  
    2019/2020 World Sprint Championships Overall12  
    2022 Olympic Games Mass Start12  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1000m14  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 1000m16  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2021/2022 World Cup Calgary, AB 1000m1  
    2022/2023 World Cup Heerenveen Team Sprint1  
    2022/2023 World Cup Heerenveen 1000m1  
    2021/2022 World Cup Stavanger 1500m1  
    2019/2020 World Cup Nur-Sultan 1500m1  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Minsk 1000m2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Minsk Team Sprint2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Team Sprint2  
    2021/2022 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 1500m2  
    2022/2023 World Cup Calgary, AB 1500m2  
    2021/2022 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 1500m2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Calgary, AB 1500m2  
    2022/2023 World Cup Stavanger 1500m3  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m5  
    2018/2019 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps11  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1500m12  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1000m14  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m22  
    2021/2022 World Cup Mass Start26