Shen Xue

1978 - Today

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Shen Xue (Chinese: 申雪; pinyin: Shēn Xuě; born 13 November 1978) is a Chinese retired pair skater. With her husband Zhao Hongbo, Shen is the 2010 Olympic champion, the 2002 & 2006 Olympic bronze medalist, a three-time World champion (2002, 2003 and 2007), a three-time Four Continents Champion (1999, 2003 & 2007), and a six-time Grand Prix Final champion (1998, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2006 & 2009). Shen and Zhao were the first Chinese pair team to win a medal at an International Skating Union event and at the World Figure Skating Championships. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shen Xue has received more than 133,150 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Shen Xue is the 242nd most popular skater (down from 188th in 2019), the 1,169th most popular biography from China (down from 955th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Chinese Skater.

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Among skaters, Shen Xue ranks 242 out of 483Before her are Yuka Sato, Maxim Staviski, Jan Bos, Chen Lu, Cindy Klassen, and Lee Jung-su. After her are Ingo Steuer, Heike Warnicke, Karen Magnussen, Lee Sang-hwa, Jeremy Wotherspoon, and Yuko Kavaguti.

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Among people born in 1978, Shen Xue ranks 558Before her are Ruslan Baltiev, Khader Adnan, Stefan Kapičić, Souleymane Diawara, Madita, and Hannu Manninen. After her are Giorgio A. Tsoukalos, François Modesto, Jokha Alharthi, André Macanga, Bruno Cheyrou, and David Hodges.

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In China

Among people born in China, Shen Xue ranks 1,169 out of 1,610Before her are Jiao Zhimin (1963), Chen Lu (1976), Xuecheng (1966), Luan Jujie (1958), Xian Dongmei (1975), and Wang Zhizhi (1977). After her are Alan Dawa Dolma (1987), Cheng Xiao (1998), Guanyu Zhou (1999), Fu Mingxia (1978), Zhang Zhong (1978), and Liu Yan (1980).

Among SKATERS In China

Among skaters born in China, Shen Xue ranks 5Before her are Zhao Hongbo (1973), Yang Yang (1976), Ye Qiaobo (1964), and Chen Lu (1976). After her are Tong Jian (1979), Pang Qing (1979), Yang Yang (1977), Wang Manli (1973), Zhang Dan (1985), Wang Meng (1985), and Han Cong (1992).