Ye Qiaobo (born August 3, 1964 in Changchun, Jilin) is a female Chinese speed skater. She competed in the 1992 Winter Olympics and in the 1994 Winter Olympics.

In 1992, she won the silver medal in the 500 metres event as well as in the 1000 metres competition.

Two years later she won the bronze medal in the 1000 metres contest and finished 13th in the 500 metres event.


Ye Qiaobo Poems

Ye Qiaobo Quotes

I spend so many times for skating, and I gave up so many hobbies for this ... the Olympics are four years in time. And I am old.
Ye Qiaobo (b. 1965), Chinese ice skater. As quoted in Time magazine, p. 50 (February 24, 1992). The first Chinese athlete ever to win a Winter Olympics medal, Qiaobo had just won two silvers and, in tears, expressed her disappointment and frustration at not winning a gold. At the next Olympics, she would be thirty-one, perhaps too old to compete.

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