Lan Lixin

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Lan.

Lan Lixin (Chinese: 兰丽新; born 14 February 1979) is a female Chinese middle distance runner.

On 18 October 1997 in Shanghai she ran the 1500 metres in 3:53.97 minutes. This ranks her eighth in the world of all time, behind Qu Yunxia, Jiang Bo, Lang Yinglai, Wang Junxia, Tatyana Kazankina, Yin Lili and Paula Ivan.[1]

At the 1998 World Junior Championships she won the 1500 metres.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  China
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 1st 1500m 4:10.05
4th 3000m 9:07.39
2001 East Asian Games Osaka, Japan 3rd 1500 m 4:21.81