This thread is for Han Yan (first name: Han, last name: Yan) from China.
Yan made his senior international debut at the 2013 Four Continents Championships in Osaka, Japan, where he took the bronze medal with a personal best score of 235.22 (SP: 85.08, LP: 150.14).
Yan’s SP performance at 2013 4CC
Yan started skating at the age of 5. He used to train in Harbin, but has moved to train in Beijing starting this year. He won the gold medal at the 2012 World Junior Championships, becoming the first Chinese to win the men’s junior world title.
Yan’s favorite skaters:
- Patrick Chan
- Tomas Verner
Han Yan’s Wiki
Han Yan’s Chinese Wiki
Han Yan’s Weibo (Chinese version of Twitter)
Yan is only 16! And he already has a great foundation (i.e. incredible speed, amazing ice coverage, great flow, effortless jumps, good presentation, musicality, etc) which he will only continue to build on as he gets more experience from the senior circuit. With polishing and better choreographed programs, there is no doubt that Han Yan is the future for China.