Teng Zhiqiang

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Teng Zhiqiang
Teng Zhiqiang.jpg
Teng Zhiqiang (right) and Sui Hongjun (left), the slalom coach of Heyuan Water Sports Center, Guangdong
Personal information
Native name滕志强
NationalityChinese
Born26 October 1991 (1991-10-26) (age 28)
Mayang, Hunan [1]
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)[2]
Weight80 kg (176 lb)[2]
Sport
Country China
SportCanoe slalom
Event(s)C1, C2
Retired2013
Teng Zhiqiang
Traditional Chinese滕志强
Simplified Chinese滕志强
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Teng Zhiqiang (Chinese: 滕志强; born October 26, 1991 in Gaocun, Mayang, Hunan[1]) is a Chinese male slalom canoeist[3] who competed at the international level from 2005 to 2013.[4]

He won a gold medal in the C1 event at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou.[5]. Teng became the first person from Mayang to win gold at the Asian Games,[1] as well as the first person to win a canoe slalom event at the Asian Games.[3] He also won gold in the C1 event at the 2010 Asian Championships in Xiasi[6] and the 2013 National Games in Guangzhou.[7]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics he competed in the C1 event where he finished in 12th place after being eliminated in the semifinals.[8]

Teng was born in Chetou (车头村), Gaocun (高村镇), Mayang. He was a good swimmer in his childhood. In 2002 he joined the Heyuan Water Sports Center where he was coached by Sui Hongjun.

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
2010 2 May 2010 Xiasi 2nd C11
1 Asian Canoe Slalom Championship counting for World Cup points

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Mayang News.com: Story on Teng Zhiqiang (2013-09-04)[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b "Teng Zhiqiang". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  3. ^ a b heyuan.gov (2012-3-6)[permanent dead link], also see heyuan.gov (2010-11-16): Story on Teng Zhiqiang[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Zhiqiang TENG (CHN)". CanoeSlalom.net. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  5. ^ Heilongjiang.gov (2013-09-11)
  6. ^ gog.cn (2010-05-02)
  7. ^ people.com (2013-09-03), also see ylxw.net (2013-09-05)[permanent dead link]
  8. ^ Athlete profile at london2012.com