Zhao Hongbo

1973 - Today

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Zhao Hongbo (simplified Chinese: 赵宏博; traditional Chinese: 趙宏博; pinyin: Zhào Hóngbó; born 22 September 1973) is a Chinese retired pair skater. With his wife Shen Xue, Zhao is the 2010 Olympic champion, the 2002 & 2006 Olympic bronze medalist, a three-time World champion (2002, 2003 & 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 Zhao Hongbo has received more than 105,732 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Zhao Hongbo is the 189th most popular skater (down from 147th in 2019), the 1,077th most popular biography from China (down from 925th in 2019) and the most popular Chinese Skater.

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Among skaters, Zhao Hongbo ranks 189 out of 483Before him are Albena Denkova, Brian Boitano, Sven Kramer, Anna Levandi, Marina Anissina, and Yulia Lipnitskaya. After him are Ilia Kulik, Theresa Weld, Oleg Vasiliev, Philippe Candeloro, Evgeni Platov, and Oksana Grishuk.

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Among people born in 1973, Zhao Hongbo ranks 459Before him are Emre Aşık, Aurela Gaçe, Tarana Burke, Paolo Savoldelli, Alberto Undiano Mallenco, and Meritxell Batet. After him are Stefano Garzelli, Aviv Geffen, Yordan Yovchev, Egil Gjelland, Montel Vontavious Porter, and Somluck Kamsing.

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In China

Among people born in China, Zhao Hongbo ranks 1,077 out of 1,610Before him are Zhao Lijian (1972), Zou Shiming (1981), Yang Zi (1992), Trinley Thaye Dorje (1983), Guo Jingjing (1981), and Raymond Lam (1979). After him are Liu Shishi (1987), Xi Mingze (1992), Zhang Yuan (1963), Sun Yang (1991), Li Xiaopeng (1975), and Tong Wen (1983).

Among SKATERS In China

Among skaters born in China, Zhao Hongbo ranks 1After him are Yang Yang (1976), 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).