Lien Te-an

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Lien Te-an
2018-11-21 Te-An Lien by Sandro Halank.jpg
Lien in 2018
Personal information
BornOctober 29, 1994 (1994-10-29) (age 24)
Taiwan
Lien Te-an
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Lien Te-an (Chinese: 連德安; pinyin: Lián Dé'ān; Mandarin pronunciation: [ljɛ̌n tɤ̌ án]; born October 29, 1994[1] in Taiwan) is a Taiwanese luger who has competed since 2012.[2] He competed in the first ever Youth Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria, where he finished 20th out of 25th. Te-An also competed for Chinese Taipei at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, where he placed 39th in the men's single competition.[3][4]

Career[edit]

2018 Winter Olympics[edit]

Te-an qualified to compete for Chinese Taipei at the 2018 Winter Olympics, marking the second straight Olympics he will compete in luge for the country.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ TE-AN LIEN PLAYER PROFILE Eurosport
  2. ^ YOG luger on the road to Sochi 2014
  3. ^ "Chinese Taipei NOC to break new ground in Sochi". ocasia.org/. Olympic Council of Asia. 29 January 2014. Retrieved 29 January 2014.
  4. ^ Du, Jing (29 January 2014). 中华台北队将出征俄国索契冬奥会包括3名选手 [Chinese Taipei Olympic Winter Games in Sochi Russian expedition team included three players]. World China News (in Chinese). Retrieved 29 January 2014.
  5. ^ Hamacher, Fabian (11 January 2018). "No ice, no problem for Taiwan luger Lien". Reuters. London, United Kingdom. Retrieved 11 January 2018.