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Liu Yan (figure skater)

Liu Yan (simplified Chinese: 刘艳; traditional Chinese: 劉艷; pinyin: Liú Yàn; born August 30, 1984 in Qiqihar, Heilongjiang) is a Chinese former competitive figure skater. She is the 2005 Karl Schäfer Memorial champion, the 2005 Winter Universiade bronze medalist, the 2009 Nebelhorn Trophy bronze medalist, and a five-time (2005, 2007–2010) Chinese national champion. She placed 11th at the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Liu Yan
Yan LIU Nebelhorn Trophy 2009 Podium.jpg
Liu in 2009
Personal information
Country representedChina
Born (1984-08-30) August 30, 1984 (age 35)
Qiqihar, Heilongjiang, China
Home townQiqihar, Heilongjiang, China
Height164 cm (5.38 ft)
CoachYu Lijie, Sun Yu
ChoreographerFeng Huang, David Wilson
Skating clubQiqihar Club
ISU personal best scores
Combined total145.92
2005 Cup of China
Short program53.34
2007 Four Continents
Free skate98.20
2005 Cup of China


Season Short program Free skating Exhibition
2010–2011[1] Dream No Regrets Why Are the Flowers So Red?
2009–2010[2] The Impossible Dream
by Mitch Leigh
Why Are the Flowers So Red?
2008–2009 The Impossible Dream
by Mitch Leigh
My Parents (The Road Home)
by San Bao
2007–2008 When Darkness Falls
by Secret Garden
The Soong Sisters
by Kitarō
2006–2007 Enchantment: Mohini (Enchantment)
by Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Ensemble
2005–2006 Valley of the Red River
by Mandai King
My Parents (The Road Home)
by San Bao

Competitive highlightsEdit

Event 02–03 03–04 04–05 05–06 06–07 07–08 08–09 09–10
Olympics 11th 19th
Worlds 21st 16th 22nd 31st 42nd 16th
Four Continents 14th 9th 8th 7th 9th 14th 11th 12th
GP Cup of China 10th 10th 5th 9th 9th 9th
GP Cup of Russia 12th 8th 10th 9th
GP NHK Trophy 10th 7th
GP Skate America 9th
GP Skate Canada 4th
Schäfer Memorial 1st
Nebelhorn Trophy 3rd
Asian Games 7th
Universiade 3rd 5th 14th
Chinese Champ. 5th 3rd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st
Team events
World Team
6th T
8th P
T = Team result; P = Personal result; Medals awarded for team result only.


  1. ^ "Yan LIU: 2010/2011". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on April 27, 2012. Retrieved July 9, 2014.
  2. ^ "Yan LIU: 2009/2010". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on March 25, 2010.

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