Tina Wang (born 13 December 1991) is a Chinese-Australian former competitive figure skater. She became the Australian national champion in the 2008–09 season and qualified to the free skate at two Four Continents Championships.

Tina Wang
Personal information
Country representedAustralia
Born (1991-12-13) 13 December 1991 (age 28)
Qiqihar, China
Home townBrisbane, Australia
Height148 cm (4.86 ft)
CoachChang Yuan Wang, Hui Ma
ChoreographerHui Ma, Tina Wang
Skating clubIceWorld FSC Brisbane
ISU personal best scores
Combined total108.02
2009 Four Continents
Short program37.64
2009 Four Continents
Free skate70.38
2009 Four Continents

Personal lifeEdit

Tina Wang was born in Qiqihar to Chang Yuan "Andrew" Wang and Hui "Helen" Ma, who were both national team coaches in China before the family moved to Australia.[1][2] They settled in Sunnybank Hills.[3] She is the cousin of Chinese ice dancer Zhang Weina.[2] She is the aunty of three kids. Mia Zeng, Mike Zeng and Michelle Zeng. Those kids are Weina's children.

CareerEdit

Wang was coached by her parents in Brisbane.[1][2] Her junior international debut came in October 2005 at a Junior Grand Prix event in Japan. She won the Australian national junior title and went on to compete at the 2006 World Junior Championships in Ljubljana, Slovenia, finishing 26th.

During the next two seasons, Wang won silver on the senior level at the Australian Championships. Her first senior international competition was the 2008 Four Continents Championships in Goyang, South Korea. Ranked 21st in the short program, she advanced to the free skate and finished 19th overall.

In the 2008–09 season, Wang became the Australian national senior champion. She finished 18th at the 2009 Four Continents Championships in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, after placing 18th in the short and 17th in the free skate.

ProgramsEdit

Season Short program Free skating
2008–09
[2]
2007–08
[4]
2006–07
[5]
2005–06
[6]
  • Malagueña
    by Ernesto Lecuona

Competitive highlightsEdit

JGP: Junior Grand Prix

International[7]
Event 05–06 06–07 07–08 08–09 09–10
Worlds 37th
Four Continents 19th 18th
International: Junior[7]
Junior Worlds 26th 31st
JGP Japan 16th
National[7]
Australian Champs. 2nd 2nd 1st 2nd
Australian Junior Champs. 1st 1st

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Tina Wang". Iceworld FSC. Archived from the original on 31 August 2007.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  2. ^ a b c d "Tina WANG: 2008/2009". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 16 May 2009.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  3. ^ "Tina Wang". Olympic Winter Institute of Australia. Archived from the original on 29 August 2007.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  4. ^ "Tina WANG: 2007/2008". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 14 May 2008.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  5. ^ "Tina WANG: 2006/2007". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 16 April 2007.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  6. ^ "Tina WANG: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 7 May 2006.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  7. ^ a b c "Competition Results: Tina WANG". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 11 March 2016.

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