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Wang Xuehan

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Wang Xuehan
Personal information
Country representedChina
Born (1998-06-01) June 1, 1998 (age 21)
Beijing, China
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
PartnerWang Lei
CoachZhao Hongbo, Han Bing, Qi Jia
Former coachYao Bin
ChoreographerDavid Wilson
Former choreographerHelen Jiang
Skating clubBeijing Century Star SC
Training locationsBeijing
Began skating2005
ISU personal best scores
Combined total186.76
2015 Cup of China
Short program69.36
2015 Cup of China
Free skate118.72
2014 Trophée Éric Bompard

Wang Xuehan (Chinese: 王雪涵; pinyin: Wáng Xuěhán; born June 1, 1998) is a Chinese pair skater. With partner Wang Lei, she is a bronze medalist at three Grand Prix events – 2014 Trophée Éric Bompard, 2014 Cup of China, and 2016 NHK Trophy – and the 2016 Chinese national champion.

Personal life

Wang was born on June 1, 1998, in Beijing.[1] Her mother teaches English.[2]

Career

Wang started skating in 2005 at a rink in a shopping mall.[1][2] Her partnership with Wang Lei began in 2012. The pair won the bronze medal at the 2013 Chinese Championships.

Making their Grand Prix debut, the Wangs placed fourth at the 2013 Cup of China. They finished fourth at the 2014 Chinese Championships.

The following season, the Wangs were awarded bronze at both of their Grand Prix events – 2014 Cup of China and 2014 Trophée Éric Bompard. They took the silver medal at the 2015 Chinese Championships.

In the 2015–16 season, the pair placed fifth at the 2015 Skate America and fourth at the 2015 Cup of China. They were selected to compete at their first ISU Championship – the 2016 Worlds in Boston. Ranked 15th in the short program and 14th in the free skate, they finished 15th overall.

Programs

(with Wang Lei)

Season Short program Free skating Exhibition
2016–17
[3]
  • Hurt
    performed by Wei Zhang
2015–16
[1]
  • Romance
2014–15
[4]
  • Romance
  • My Fair Lady
    by Frederick Loewe
2013–14
[5]

Competitive highlights

GP: Grand Prix

With Wang

International[6]
Event 12–13 13–14 14–15 15–16 16–17 17–18 18-19
World Champ. 15th
GP Cup of China 4th 3rd 4th 4th
GP NHK Trophy 3rd WD
GP Skate America 5th
GP Trophée Bompard 3rd
National[6]
Chinese NG 2nd
Chinese Champ. 3rd 4th 2nd 1st 2nd
Team events
Team Challenge Cup 3rd T
4th P
TBD = Assigned; WD = Withdrew
T = Team result; P = Personal result. Medals awarded for team result only.

Detailed Results

(Small medals for short and free programs awarded only at ISU Championships – Worlds and Four Continents. At team events, medals awarded for team results only.)

With Wang

2016–2017 season
Date Event SP FS Total
November 18–20, 2016 2016 Cup of China 4
66.45
4
115.57
4
182.02
November 25–27, 2016 2016 NHK Trophy 3
65.66
3
119.66
3
185.32
2015–2016 season
Date Event SP FS Total
March 28 – April 3, 2016 2016 World Championships 15
57.32
14
111.33
15
168.65
November 5–8, 2015 2015 Cup of China 4
69.36
4
117.40
4
186.76
October 23–25, 2015 2015 Skate America 3
64.95
6
106.82
5
171.77

References

  1. ^ a b c "Xuehan WANG / Lei WANG: 2015/2016". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 27, 2016.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  2. ^ a b Xu, Bailu (January 16, 2015). "Xuehan Wang and Lei Wang: Pair skating is very interesting!". Absolute Skating.
  3. ^ "Xuehan WANG / Lei WANG: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on November 23, 2016.
  4. ^ "Xuehan WANG / Lei WANG: 2014/2015". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 20, 2015.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  5. ^ "Xuehan WANG / Lei WANG: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on June 15, 2014.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  6. ^ a b "Competition Results: Xuehan WANG / Lei WANG". International Skating Union.
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