Yang Yang

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Yang Yang (simplified Chinese: 杨扬; traditional Chinese: 楊揚; pinyin: Yáng Yáng; born 24 August 1976) is a retired Chinese short track speed skater. She is a two-time Olympic Champion from 2002 Winter Olympics and a six-time Overall World Champion for 1997–2002. Known as Yang Yang (A), she was formerly a member of the Chinese national short track team. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yang Yang has received more than 69,432 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Yang Yang is the 207th most popular skater (down from 154th in 2019), the 1,118th most popular biography from China (down from 928th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Chinese Skater.

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  • 38.00

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    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among skaters, Yang Yang ranks 207 out of 483Before her are Evgenia Medvedeva, Denis Ten, Gabi Zange, Mao Asada, James Grogan, and Christopher Dean. After her are Martina Sáblíková, Geir Karlstad, Maria Butyrskaya, Eric Flaim, Kamila Valieva, and Sasha Cohen.

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Among people born in 1976, Yang Yang ranks 467Before her are Kyo, Giorgi Demetradze, Jacoby Shaddix, Earl Boykins, Gabriel Iglesias, and Vinessa Shaw. After her are Yelena Serova, Petar Metličić, Lior Narkis, Aldo Bobadilla, Fabri Fibra, and Lindsay Price.

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In China

Among people born in China, Yang Yang ranks 1,118 out of 1,610Before her are Huang Zhihong (1965), G.E.M. (1991), Ni Ni (1988), Zhu Zhu (1984), Fala Chen (1982), and Wang Nan (1978). After her are Wang Tao (1967), Jiang Jin (1968), Jane Zhang (1984), Han Ying (1983), Xu Xing (1969), and He Jiankui (1984).

Among SKATERS In China

Among skaters born in China, Yang Yang ranks 2Before her are Zhao Hongbo (1973). After her are Ye Qiaobo (1964), Chen Lu (1976), Shen Xue (1978), Tong Jian (1979), Pang Qing (1979), Yang Yang (1977), Wang Manli (1973), Zhang Dan (1985), Wang Meng (1985), and Han Cong (1992).