Qing Pang and Jian Tong - Pairs
Yan Han - Men
Yan Han is the 2012 Youth Olympic Figure Skating Champion. He also won the world junior figure skating title in 2012. He surprised figure skating fans when he won the bronze medal at the 2013 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships.
Zhang Hao and Peng Cheng - Pairs
Zhang Kexin - Ladies
Zhang Kexin's 7th place at the 2012 World Figure Skating Championships made it possible for China to earn two spots at the 2013 World Figure Skating Championships. It is said that Zhang has the potential to earn high scores, but also, she does not always fully rotate jumps.
Li Zijun - Ladies
Li Zijun won the bronze medal at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games and is the 2011, 2012, and 2013 Chinese National Figure Skating Champion. She has received a lot of attention from ice skating fans since she appeared in international competitions in 2011 and 2012. It is said she is a great performer and jumper with a great sense for music and rhythm.
Huang Xintong and Zheng Xun - Ice Dancing
Huang Xintong and Zheng Xun have won the Chinese national ice dancing title five times. They won the Asian Games in 2010 and represented China at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
Ice Skating in China
Figure skating began to become popular in China around the 1950s. At first China was never taken seriously in the figure skating international scene, but that changed when Chen Lu won the ladies title at the World Figure Skating Championships in 1995 and earned Olympic bronze medals in 1994 and 1998. Today, serious figure skaters who train in China train are selected at a very young age for the sole purpose of being trained to become ice skating champions. Those selected consider it a great honor to represent China as figure skaters.
- The Rise of Chinese Figure Skating - From GB Times 2007