Zhou Yan (curler)

Zhou Yan (Chinese: 周妍; pinyin: Zhōu Yán; Mandarin pronunciation: [ʈʂóu jɛ̌n]; born September 30, 1982;[1] usually referred to in the media as Yan Zhou) is a Chinese curler. She plays lead for the Chinese national team, skipped by Wang Bingyu.

Zhou Yan
 
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BornSeptember 30, 1982 (1982-09-30) (age 39)
Team
Curling clubHarbin CC,
Harbin, Heilongjiang
Career
Member Association China
World Championship
appearances
10 (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017)
Pacific-Asia Championship
appearances
11 (2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016)
Olympic
appearances
3 (2010, 2014, 2018)

Zhou curled in her first tournament after having only curled for 2 years, at the 2002 Pacific Curling Championships. At that time she played third for the team. Since then, she has played lead for the team in every tournament except for the 2005 Pacific Championships, when she was the team lead.

Zhou has won 3 Pacific Championships (2006, 2007, 2008), and a World Championship (2009) as a member of the team.

TeammatesEdit

2008 Vernon World Championships

2009 Gangneung World Championships

2010 Vancouver Olympic Games

Wang Bingyu, Skip

Liu Yin, Third

Yue Qingshuang, Second

Liu Jinli, Alternate

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 26, 2010. Retrieved February 26, 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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