Zhou Yan (curler)

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Zhou.
Zhou Yan
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Born September 30, 1982 (1982-09-30) (age 34)
Harbin, Heilongjiang
Curling club Harbin CC,
Harbin, Heilongjiang
Skip Wang Bingyu
Third Wang Rui
Second Liu Jinli
Lead Zhou Yan
Alternate Yang Ying
World Championship
10 (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017)
Pacific Championship
11 (2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016)

Zhou Yan (Chinese: 周妍; pinyin: Zhōu Yán; born ;[1] usually referred to in the media as Yan Zhou) is a Chinese curler. She plays lead for the Chinese national team, skipped by Wang Bingyu.

Zhou curled in her first tournament after having only curled for 2 years, at the 2002 Pacific Curling Championships. At that time she played third for the team. Since then, she has played lead for the team in every tournament except for the 2005 Pacific Championships, when she was the team lead.

Zhou has won 3 Pacific Championships (2006, 2007, 2008), and a World Championship (2009) as a member of the team.


2008 Vernon World Championships

2009 Gangneung World Championships

2010 Vancouver Olympic Games

Wang Bingyu, Skip

Liu Yin, Third

Yue Qingshuang, Second

Liu Jinli, Alternate


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 26, 2010. Retrieved February 26, 2010. 

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