Li Jianrou

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Li Jianrou
Women's 1500m, 2014 Winter Olympics, Final A (2).JPG
Jianrou at the 2014 Winter Olympics
Personal information
Born (1986-08-15) August 15, 1986 (age 28)
Jilin City, Jilin, China
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb; 8.7 st)
Sport
Country  China
Sport Short Track Speed Skating
Coached by Li Yan (National Team Coach)
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 500m: 43.486 (2014)
1000m: 1:30.042 (2013)
1500m: 2:18.350 (2012)
3000m: 5:04.961 (2012)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Li.

Li Jianrou (Chinese: 李坚柔; born 15 August 1986 in Jilin City, Jilin Province) is a Chinese Short track Speed skater. She won a gold medal in the 500 m event of the 2014 Winter Olympics. She is the 2012 Overall World Champion.[1] She represented China in the 2014 Winter Olympic's Ladies' 500 m event, 1000 m event and 1500 m event. She competed with China's women's relay team in the Ladies' 3000 m relay Finals and Semifinals.[2]

Career[edit]

Li took up the sport at the age of 10 in her hometown, Jilin, China. Educated at the Northeast Normal University in Changchun, she joined the national team in 2007 under the coaching of Li Yan. Li made her debut at the 2010 Speed Skating World Cup for China and in 2011, she was given the Sports Honour medal. In 2014, she finally achieved her ambition of participating in the Sochi Winter Olympics.

International Competition Podiums[edit]

Date Competition Location Rank Event Result
28 Jan 2011 2011 Winter Universiade, Erzurum Turkey GSIM Yenişehir Ice Hockey Hall Bronze FISU.svg 1500 m 2:30.434
30 Jan 2011 2011 Winter Universiade, Erzurum Turkey GSIM Yenişehir Ice Hockey Hall Silver FISU.svg 3000 m relay 4:19.136
12 Feb 2011 2010–11 ISU World Cup, Moscow Russia Megasport Arena 3 1000 m relay 1:32.024
13 Feb 2011 2010–11 ISU World Cup, Moscow Russia Megasport Arena 1 3000 m relay 4:12.308
13 Mar 2011 2011 World Championships, Sheffield United Kingdom Sheffield Arena Gold medal world centered-2.svg 3000 m relay 4:16.295
20 Mar 2011 2011 World Team Championships, Warsaw Poland Torwar II Silver medal world centered-2.svg Team 34 points
23 Oct 2011 2011–12 ISU World Cup, Salt Lake City United States Utah Olympic Oval 3 1500 m 2:24.124
23 Oct 2011 2011–12 ISU World Cup, Salt Lake City United States Utah Olympic Oval 1 3000 m relay 4:12.774
30 Oct 2011 2011–12 ISU World Cup, Saguenay Canada Centre Georges-Vézina 1 3000 m relay 4:13.559
4 Dec 2011 2011–12 ISU World Cup, Nagoya Japan Nippon Gaishi Hall 1 1000 m 1:32.370
11 Dec 2011 2011–12 ISU World Cup, Shanghai China Oriental Sports Center 2 1000 m 1:30.927
11 Dec 2011 2011–12 ISU World Cup, Shanghai China Oriental Sports Center 1 3000 m relay 4:12.394
5 Feb 2012 2011–12 ISU World Cup, Moscow Russia Megasport Arena 1 3000 m relay 4:13.374
12 Feb 2012 2011–12 ISU World Cup, Dordrecht Netherlands Sportboulevard 3 1000 m 1:32.819
12 Feb 2012 2011–12 ISU World Cup, Dordrecht Netherlands Sportboulevard 1 3000 m relay 4:16.887
9 Mar 2012 2012 World Championships, Shanghai China Oriental Sports Center Gold medal world centered-2.svg 1500 m 2:23.217
11 Mar 2012 2012 World Championships, Shanghai China Oriental Sports Center Silver medal world centered-2.svg 1000 m 1:31.325
11 Mar 2012 2012 World Championships, Shanghai China Oriental Sports Center Gold medal world centered-2.svg Overall 60 points
11 Mar 2012 2012 World Championships, Shanghai China Oriental Sports Center Gold medal world centered-2.svg 3000 m relay 4:13.855
20 Oct 2012 2012–13 ISU World Cup, Calgary Canada Olympic Oval 3 1500 m 2:18.350
21 Oct 2012 2012–13 ISU World Cup, Calgary Canada Olympic Oval 2 3000 m relay 4:07.530
27 Oct 2012 2012–13 ISU World Cup, Montreal Canada Maurice Richard Arena 3 1500 m 2:22.858
28 Oct 2012 2012–13 ISU World Cup, Montreal Canada Maurice Richard Arena 1 3000 m relay 4:14.305
2 Dec 2012 2012–13 ISU World Cup, Nagoya Japan Nippon Gaishi Hall 1 3000 m relay 4:11.843
8 Dec 2012 2012–13 ISU World Cup, Shanghai China Oriental Sports Center 2 1500 m 2:19.465
9 Dec 2012 2012–13 ISU World Cup, Shanghai China Oriental Sports Center 2 1000 m 1:30.610
9 Dec 2012 2012–13 ISU World Cup, Shanghai China Oriental Sports Center 1 3000 m relay 4:07.660
2 Feb 2013 2012–13 ISU World Cup, Sochi Russia Iceberg Skating Palace 2 1500 m 2:21.702
3 Feb 2013 2012–13 ISU World Cup, Sochi Russia Iceberg Skating Palace 1 3000 m relay 4:10.425
10 Feb 2013 2012–13 ISU World Cup, Dresden Germany EnergieVerbund Arena 3 1500 m 2:25.055
10 Feb 2013 2012–13 ISU World Cup, Dresden Germany EnergieVerbund Arena 3 3000 m relay 4:13.148
10 Mar 2013 2013 World Championships, Debrecen Hungary Főnix Hall Gold medal world centered-2.svg 3000 m relay 4:14.104
29 Sep 2013 2013–14 ISU World Cup, Shanghai China Oriental Sports Center 3 1000 m 1:30.667
29 Sep 2013 2013–14 ISU World Cup, Shanghai China Oriental Sports Center 2 3000 m relay 4:08.405
6 Oct 2013 2013–14 ISU World Cup, Seoul South Korea Mokdong Ice Rink 2 3000 m relay 4:08.128
10 Nov 2013 2013–14 ISU World Cup, Torino Italy PalaTazzoli 2 3000 m relay 4:11.404
17 Nov 2013 2013–14 ISU World Cup, Kolomna Russia Kolomna Speed Skating Centre 1 3000 m relay 4:06.785
13 Feb 2014 2014 Winter Olympics, Sochi Russia Iceberg Skating Palace Gold medal olympic.svg 500 m 43.486


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