Shaoang Liu (Chinese: 刘少昂; pinyin: Liú Shào'áng; Mandarin pronunciation: [ljǒu ʂâu ǎŋ]; born 13 March 1998) is a Hungarian Olympic gold medalist short track speed skater. He is the younger brother of teammate Shaolin Sándor Liu. Born to a Chinese father and Hungarian mother, he started the sport in 2006 and trained in China for a year.[1] He represented Hungary at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Shaoang Liu
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Liu in 2017
Personal information
NationalityHungarian
Born (1998-03-13) 13 March 1998 (age 23)
Budapest, Hungary
Height1.80–1.82 m (5 ft 11 in–6 ft 0 in)
Weight78 kg (172 lb)
Sport
CountryHungary
SportShort track speed skating
ClubFerencvarosi Torna Club
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)500 m: 39.699 (2018)
1,000 m: 1:23.021 (2016)
1,500 m: 2:12.826 (2018)
3,000 m: 4:46.026 (2019)
Medal record
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2018 Pyeongchang 5000 m relay
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2021 Dordrecht Overall
Gold medal – first place 2021 Dordrecht 500 m
Silver medal – second place 2015 Moscow 5000 m relay
Silver medal – second place 2016 Seoul 1500 m
Silver medal – second place 2017 Rotterdam 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 2021 Dordrecht 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 2021 Dordrecht 5000 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Seoul 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 2017 Rotterdam 5000 m relay
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2019 Dordrecht 500 m
Gold medal – first place 2019 Dordrecht 5000 m relay
Gold medal – first place 2020 Debrecen Overall
Gold medal – first place 2020 Debrecen 1500 m
Silver medal – second place 2015 Dordrecht 5000 m relay
Silver medal – second place 2016 Sochi 5000 m relay
Silver medal – second place 2017 Turin 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 2017 Turin 1500 m
Silver medal – second place 2019 Dordrecht Overall
Silver medal – second place 2019 Dordrecht 1500 m
Silver medal – second place 2020 Debrecen 500 m
Silver medal – second place 2020 Debrecen 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Dresden 5000 m relay
Shaoang Liu
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ISU bio". Isu.html.infostradasports.com. Retrieved 1 February 2014.

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