Luan Bo

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Luan Bo
Personal information
Full name Luan Bo
Country represented  China
Born (1965-04-16) April 16, 1965 (age 49)
Harbin
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Partner Yao Bin
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Luan.

Luan Bo (simplified Chinese: 栾波; traditional Chinese: 欒波; pinyin: Luán Bō; born April 16, 1965 in Harbin, Heilongjiang) is a Chinese pair skater who currently works as a coach. With partner Yao Bin, she was the first pair skater to represent China at the World Figure Skating Championships.

In the closed society of mid-20th century China, Luan and Yao had only photographs from which to learn their moves[citation needed]. At the 1980 World Figure Skating Championships in Dortmund, West Germany, they finished 15th, in last place. They competed at the World Championships twice more in 1981 and 1982, finishing last both times. They represented China at the 1984 Winter Olympics and placed 15th.

She works as a coach. Her current and former students include Ding Yang & Ren Zhongfei,[1] Sui Wenjing & Han Cong,[2] and Zhu Qiuying.[3]

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Yao Bin)

Event 1979-1980 1980-1981 1981-1982 1982-1983 1983-1984
Winter Olympic Games 15th
World Championships 15th 11th 13th
Winter Universiade 3rd

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yang DING & Zhongfei REN". International Skating Union. Retrieved 28 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "Wenjing SUI & Cong HAN". International Skating Union. Retrieved 28 October 2009. 
  3. ^ "Qiuying ZHU". International Skating Union. Retrieved 28 October 2009.