Chen Qian (pentathlete)

Chen Qian (simplified Chinese: 陈倩; traditional Chinese: 陳倩; pinyin: Chén Qiàn; born 14 January 1987 in Suzhou, Jiangsu) is a female Chinese modern pentathlete who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London finishing in 5th place on both occasions.[1]

Chen Qian
Personal information
Born (1987-01-14) January 14, 1987 (age 35)
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight54 kg (119 lb)
Sport
Country China
SportModern Pentathlon
Coached byWang Ke
Medal record
Women's modern pentathlon
Representing  China
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 London Individual
Gold medal – first place 2014 Warsaw Relay
Gold medal – first place 2015 Berlin Relay
Silver medal – second place 2012 Rome Individual
Silver medal – second place 2012 Rome Relay
Silver medal – second place 2015 Berlin Individual
Silver medal – second place 2016 Moscow Team
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Chengdu Relay
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Rome Team
Updated on 27 May 2016.

She won the gold medal in the individual event at the 2009 World Modern Pentathlon Championships.[2]

She competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics coming in fourth place. However Chen was disqualified for doping. She was suspended for 4 years and retired from the sport[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chen Qian Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18. Retrieved 2016-07-03.
  2. ^ "Union International de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM) | Athletes Profiles". www.pentathlon.org. Retrieved 2016-07-03.
  3. ^ "UIPM statement on Qian Chen (CHN)". Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM). 2017-09-11. Retrieved 2021-08-07.

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