Tan Xue

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Tan.
Tan Xue
Born (1984-01-30) 30 January 1984 (age 33)
Tianjin, China
Weapon(s) sabre
Hand left-handed
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb)
Retired 2011
FIE Ranking ranking (archive)

Tan Xue (simplified Chinese: 谭雪; traditional Chinese: 譚雪; pinyin: Tán Xuě; born January 30, 1984 in Tianjin) is a female Chinese fencer who won silver medals in the Sabre Individual at the 2004 Summer Olympics and in the Team Sabre at the 2008 Summer Olympics.[1][2]

She became world champion in 2002, defeating the former double world champion Yelena Jemayeva in the final, and won silver medals in both Individual and Team Sabre at the 2003 World Championship.[citation needed] She won the Fencing World Cup in the 2001–02 and the 2006–07 seasons.


  1. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Tan Xue". databaseolympics.com. Retrieved 2012-05-27. 
  2. ^ "Tan Xue Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-05-27. 

External links[edit]

  • Profile on the Chinese Olympic Committee