China at the 2002 Winter Olympics

The People's Republic of China competed at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, United States. The team excludes athletes from the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, which competed separately as Hong Kong, China. China won its first Winter Olympic gold medal at these Games. It had previously won silver and bronze medals at prior Games.

China at the
2002 Winter Olympics
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
IOC codeCHN
NOCChinese Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.cn (in Chinese and English)
in Salt Lake City
Competitors66 (21 men, 45 women) in 7 sports
Flag bearer Zhang Min (figure skating)
Medals
Ranked 13th
Gold
2
Silver
2
Bronze
4
Total
8
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Republic of China (1972–1976)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Yang Yang (A) Short Track Speed Skating Women's 500m
  Gold Yang Yang (A) Short Track Speed Skating Women's 1000m
  Silver Li Jiajun Short Track Speed Skating Men's 1500m
  Silver Yang Yang (A)
Yang Yang (S)
Wang Chunlu
Sun Dandan
Short Track Speed Skating Women's 3000m Relay
  Bronze Shen Xue
Zhao Hongbo
Figure Skating Pairs
  Bronze Yang Yang (S) Short Track Speed Skating Women's 1000m
  Bronze Wang Chunlu Short Track Speed Skating Women's 500m
  Bronze Li Jiajun
An Yulong
Li Ye
Feng Kai
Guo Wei
Short Track Speed Skating Men's 5000m Relay

BiathlonEdit

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km sprint Zhang Qing 3 27:45.3 56
12.5 km
pursuit 2
Zhang Qing 5 39:11.1 53
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 3 Rank
20 km Zhang Qing 54:13.9 4 58:13.9 59
Women
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
7.5 km sprint Sun Ribo 3 24:32.4 57
Kong Yingchao 3 24:30.2 56
Liu Xianying 1 23:18.9 42
Yu Shumei 1 22:29.9 20
10 km
pursuit 4
Yu Shumei 6 37:02.6 44
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 3 Rank
15 km Yu Shumei 48:43.0 5 53:43.0 46
Kong Yingchao 51:38.0 2 53:38.0 44
Liu Xianying 50:09.4 0 50:09.4 17
Sun Ribo 49:04.7 1 50:04.7 15
Women's 4 × 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Yu Shumei
Sun Ribo
Liu Xianying
Kong Yingchao
0 1'34:45.6 13
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 Starting delay based on 10 km sprint results.
3 One minute added per missed target.
4 Starting delay based on 7.5 km sprint results.

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men

Sprint

Athlete Qualifying round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Final rank
Han Dawei 3:07.00 52 Did not advance

Pursuit

Athlete 10 km C 10 km F pursuit1
Time Rank Time Final rank
Han Dawei 30:15.7 67 Did not advance
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km
C
Han Dawei 42:34.5 56
30 km
F
Han Dawei 1'25:42.4 65
50 km
C
Han Dawei 2'44:50.0 54
1 Starting delay based on 10 km C. results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Women

Sprint

Athlete Qualifying round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Final rank
Luan Zhengrong 3:35.21 50 Did not advance
Hou Yuxia 3:28.71 40 Did not advance

Pursuit

Athlete 5 km C 5 km F pursuit2
Time Rank Time Final rank
Luan Zhengrong 15:40.6 65 Did not advance
Hou Yuxia 14:26.3 46 Q 14:11.1 44
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
10 km
C
Luan Zhengrong 32:35.3 50
Hou Yuxia 31:30.6 44
15 km
F
Luan Zhengrong 47:43.7 52
Hou Yuxia 45:42.2 47
30 km
C
Hou Yuxia 1'49:45.8 42
Luan Zhengrong 1'49:37.7 41
2 Starting delay based on 5 km C. results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle

Figure skatingEdit

Men
Athlete Points SP FS Rank
Li Yunfei 30.0 14 23 20
Zhang Min 24.5 19 15 16
Li Chengjiang 12.0 6 9 9
Pairs
Athletes Points SP FS Rank
Zhang Dan
Zhang Hao
16.5 9 12 11
Pang Qing
Tong Jian
14.0 10 9 9
Shen Xue
Zhao Hongbo
4.5 3 3  
Ice Dancing
Athletes Points CD1 CD2 OD FD Rank
Zhang Weina
Cao Xianming
44.0 23 23 23 21 22

Freestyle skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Han Xiaopeng Aerials 144.91 24 Did not advance
Ou Xiaotao 175.01 19 Did not advance
Qiu Sen 187.42 18 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Guo Xinxin Aerials 130.31 19 Did not advance
Wang He 136.77 18 Did not advance
Xu Nannan 160.64 12 Q 135.96 12
Li Nina 181.30 4 Q 185.23 5

Ice hockeyEdit

Women's tournamentEdit

Group stage - Group BEdit

Top two teams (shaded) advanced to semifinals.

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts
  United States 3 3 0 0 28 1 +27 6
  Finland 3 2 1 0 7 6 +1 4
  Germany 3 0 2 1 6 18 −12 1
  China 3 0 2 1 6 21 −15 1

All times are local (UTC-7).

12 February 2002
14:00
Finland  4 – 0
(0–0, 2–0, 2–0)
  ChinaPeaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 4,977
14 February 2002
16:00
China  1 – 12
(0–3, 1–5, 0–4)
  United StatesPeaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 6,325
16 February 2002
14:00
Germany  5 – 5
(1–1, 1–4, 3–0)
  ChinaPeaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 5,418

Classification roundEdit

5th place semifinal

17 February 2002
14:00
Russia  4 – 1
(0–1, 3–0, 1–0)
  ChinaPeaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 5,719

7th place match

19 February 2002
14:00
China   7th2 – 1 OT
(1–0, 0–0, 0–1, 1–0)
  KazakhstanPeaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 5,490
Contestants
Chen Jing
Dai Qiuwa
Guan Weinan
Guo Hong
Hu Chunrong
Jin Fengling
Li Xuan
Liu Hongmei
Liu Yanhui
Lu Yan
Ma Xiaojun
Sang Hong
Shen Tiantian
Sun Rui
Wang Linuo
Wang Ying
Xu Lei
Yang Xiuqing
Zhang Jing

Short track speed skatingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round one Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Final rank
Li Jiajun 500 m 43.690 1 Q 1:04.514 3 Did not advance
Feng Kai 43.084 1 Q 42.820 2 Q 42.266 2 Q 42.112 4
Feng Kai 1000 m 1:32.554 1 Q 1:28.424 3 Did not advance
Li Jiajun 1:30.447 2 Q 1:27.467 2 Q 1:30.592 2 Q DSQ
Li Jiajun 1500 m 2:25.347 2 Q 2:19.877 1 Q 2:18.731  
Guo Wei 2:18.846 1 Q 2:25.321 3 QB 2:27.376 7
Li Jiajun
Feng Kai
Guo Wei
Li Ye
An Yulong
5000 m relay 6:46.625 2 Q 6:59.633  
Women
Athlete Event Round one Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Final rank
Yang Yang (A) 500 m 45.042 1 Q 44.810 1 Q 44.118 OR 1 Q 44.187  
Wang Chunlu 44.723 1 Q 44.739 1 Q 44.734 2 Q 44.272  
Yang Yang (S) 1000 m 1:40.632 1 Q 1:33.561 1 Q 1:35.072 1 Q 1:37.008  
Yang Yang (A) 1:37.039 1 Q 1:31.235 OR 1 Q 1:38.037 2 Q 1:36.391  
Yang Yang (S) 1500 m 2:26.943 OR 1 Q 2:32.315 1 Q DSQ
Yang Yang (A) 2:29.578 2 Q 2:21.690 2 Q 2:31.791 4
Yang Yang (A)
Yang Yang (S)
Sun Dandan
Wang Chunlu
3000 m relay 4:15.931 1 Q 4:13.326  

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
500 m Yu Fengtong 1:22.11 36 35.30 21 117.41 34
Li Yu 35.62 21 35.35 23 70.97 21
1000 m Yu Fengtong 1:12.07 40
Li Yu 1:10.78 35
1500 m Liu Guangbin 1:52.01 46
Ma Yongbin 1:51.81 45
Women
Event Athlete Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
500 m Xing Aihua 1:44.62 31 39.74 28 144.36 30
Yang Chunyuan 39.56 28 39.07 23 78.63 24
Jin Hua 39.06 24 39.20 24 78.26 23
Wang Manli 38.20 11 28.42 14 76.62 13
1000 m You Yanchun 1:18.74 30
Wang Manli 1:17.37 26
Jin Hua 1:17.35 25
Song Li 1:16.71 22
1500 m Zhang Xiaolei 2:01.23 28
Gao Yang 1:59.51 19
Song Li 1:58.31 15
3000 m Zhang Xiaolei 4:16.53 23
Gao Yang 4:12.39 20

ReferencesEdit