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Chen Dequan


SportShort Track
Born30 Aug 1995 in Fushun 
ResidenceChangchun, CHN
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    1000m 1:24.852 16 Nov 2014 Montreal  
    1500m 2:12.585 13 Feb 2015 Erzurum  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Olympic Games
    5000m Relay   1 1  
World Championships
World Championships
    5000m Relay 1      
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay   1    
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachLi Yan [national], CHN  
Club / TeamJilin Province: Changchun, CHN  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began roller skating at age six. In 2006 he progressed to ice skating in Changchun, People's Republic of China.  
Reason for choosing this sportHe became interested in the sport after seeing other children skating.  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in the 5000m relay at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolChinese basketball player Yao Ming. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
HobbiesWatching films, listening to music, singing, reading. (, 22 Apr 2015)  
InjuriesHe was affected by an injury to his waist area in the 2015/16 season. (, 11 Nov 2017; Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Stay true to the original self." (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Awards and honoursIn 2014 he was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (, 30 Oct 2014)

In 2014 he was presented with a Merit Citation Class Two by the Jilin provincial government in the People's Republic of China. The honour was in recognition of his performance at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. He was also given the May 4th Youth Medal. (, 16 Jul 2014)

In 2011 he was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (, 31 Dec 2011)
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2014/2015 World Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2018 Olympic Games 5000m Relay2  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2014 Olympic Games 5000m Relay3  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships Overall5  
    2014 Olympic Games 1500m5  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships Overall5  
    2017/2018 World Championships 5000m Relay5  
    2011/2012 World Championships 1000m6  
    2013/2014 World Championships 5000m Relay7  
    2011/2012 World Championships 1500m11  
    2011/2012 World Championships Overall11  
    2011/2012 World Championships 500m15  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 Erzurum 5000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Shanghai 5000m Relay1  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1500m2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Seoul 1500m2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Montreal, QC 5000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 Dresden 5000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Seoul 5000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Nagoya 5000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 5000m Relay4  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m11  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m13  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1000m16  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m24  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m24  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m30  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m34  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m35  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m39  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m41  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m42