Sung Ching-yang

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Sung Ching-yang
Personal information
Born (1992-10-18) 18 October 1992 (age 26)
Taiwan
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)[1]
Weight66 kg (146 lb)[1]
Sport
Country Chinese Taipei
SportInline speed skating
Long track speed skating
Sung Ching-yang
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Sung Ching-yang (Chinese: 宋青陽; pinyin: Sòng Qīngyáng; Mandarin pronunciation: [sʊ̂ŋ tɕʰíŋ jǎŋ]; born 18 October 1992) is a Taiwanese inline speed skater and long track speed skater who specialises in the sprint distances. In international competitions he competes under the flag of Chinese Taipei.

At the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, Sung won two gold medals in roller sports, winning both the 300 metres time trial and the 500 metres sprint.

In ice skating Sung participated in the 2013–14 ISU Speed Skating World Cup – Men's 500 metres and 2013–14 ISU Speed Skating World Cup – Men's 1000 metres and has represented Chinese Taipei at the 2014 Winter Olympics in both events in Sochi. In December 2013 he won a bronze medal at the 1000 metres at the 2013 Winter Universiade speed skating.

Ching-Yang became the first speed skater to represent his country at the Winter Olympics (in 2014). In 2017 he was named to Chinese Taipei's team at the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan.[2]

Personal bests in speed skating[edit]

Sungs personal bests on the 500 and 1000 metres in long track speed skating are also national records for Taiwan.[3]

Distance Time Venue Date Note
500 m 34.64 (NR) Utah Olympic Oval 15 November 2013 World Cup
1000 m 1:08.83 (NR) Utah Olympic Oval 17 November 2013 World Cup
1500 m 1:57.83 Baselga di Pinè Stadio del Ghiaccio 15 December 2013 Winter Universiade
3000 m 4:21.00 Jilin Provincial Speed Skating Rink 22 February 2008 World Junior Championships

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Personal Information 2013 Winter Universiade
  2. ^ "Chinese Taipei Delegation for the 8th Sapporo Winter Asian Games 2017" (PDF). www.tpenoc.net/ (in Chinese and English). Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee. 13 February 2017. Retrieved 13 February 2017.
  3. ^ Skater business card of Ching-Yang Sung SpeedSkatingNews.info