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Ren Ziwei


SportShort Track
Born03 Jun 1997 in Harbin 
Higher educationPhysical Education - Shenyang Normal University: China
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.032 22 Feb 2018 Gangneung  
    1000m 1:23.019 04 Nov 2018 Calgary  
    1500m 2:11.430 27 Nov 2021 Dordrecht  
    3000m 5:04.748 18 Mar 2018 Montreal  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Olympic Games
    1000m 1      
    2000m Relay 1      
    5000m Relay   1    
World Championships
World Championships
    500m   1 1  
    5000m Relay   2    
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay 2 1    
    Overall 1      
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamHeilongjiang Province: China  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the overall event at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2019)  
Awards and honoursIn 2013 he was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (, 01 Apr 2013)  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis father, and coach Li Yan. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2019, 07 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolUS basketball player LeBron James. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2019)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age eight in Harbin, People's Republic of China.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Set out to chase your dreams." (Athlete, 06 Dec 2019)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (, 05 May 2022)  
InjuriesHe has been sidelined for one year during his career due to a knee injury. He has also sustained injuries to both legs, which required six months of recovery on each occasion. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2019, 09 Nov 2017)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportIt was his dream to compete in the sport.  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesPlaying video games, reading novels. (, 05 May 2022)  
NicknamesDa Xiang [Elephant]. (, 07 Feb 2022)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2022 Olympic Games 1000m1  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2022 Olympic Games 2000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall1  
    2016/2017 World Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2017/2018 World Championships 500m2  
    2018 Olympic Games 5000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 World Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 World Championships 500m3  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall5  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall5  
    2022 Olympic Games 5000m Relay5  
    2017/2018 World Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m6  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1000m6  
    2017/2018 World Championships Overall7  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1500m7  
    2018/2019 World Championships Overall8  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m9  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1000m10  
    2022 Olympic Games 500m11  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1500m15  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m16  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall16  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m18  
    2022 Olympic Games 1500m21  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m1  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay1  
    2023/2024 Seoul 5000m Relay1  
    2021/2022 Beijing 2000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 Montreal, QC 2000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 Shanghai 1500m1  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m1  
    2021/2022 Nagoya 1000m1  
    2021/2022 Debrecen 1500m1  
    2021/2022 Dordrecht 1500m1  
    2019/2020 Nagoya 5000m Relay1  
    2021/2022 Debrecen 2000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 Dordrecht 2000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay2  
    2021/2022 Nagoya 2000m Relay2  
    2017/2018 Budapest 5000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m2  
    2021/2022 Nagoya 500m2  
    2021/2022 Nagoya 5000m Relay2  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m3  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1000m3  
    2019/2020 Dordrecht 1500m3  
    2021/2022 Debrecen 500m3  
    2021/2022 Dordrecht 2000m Relay3  
    2023/2024 Beijing 5000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 Dordrecht 5000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 Dordrecht 5000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m4  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay4  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 5000m Relay4  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay4  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m4  
    2018/2019 Dresden 5000m Relay4  
    2019/2020 Dresden 5000m Relay4  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay5  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m6  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m6  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m6  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m6  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 5000m Relay6  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m7  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m7  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m7  
    2019/2020 Dresden 2000m Relay7  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay8  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay8  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay8  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m8  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m9  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m10  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m10  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1000m10  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m10  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 500m11  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m11  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m11  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m12  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m14  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m15  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1500m15  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m17  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m19  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m19  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m20  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m62  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1000m78  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m165