Gong Jinjie

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Gong Jinjie (宫金杰)

Gong Jinjie (宫金杰) is a professional racing cyclist. She won the 500m time trial at the 26th Universiade on Aug. 16, 2011, with a time of 34.910 seconds.

Gong and her teammate Guo Shuang beat the world record twice in the qualifying and the first round of the women's cycling team sprint at the London Olympic Games on August 2, 2012. But they settled for a silver medal after being relegated from gold for making a lane change in the final.

Born on November 12, 1986 in Dongfeng, Jilin Province, Gong Jinjie became a member of the provincial Jilin Team in 2002 and joined the Chinese National Team in 2005. Her coaches include Wang Yongqing and Sean Eadie.

Her major achievements:

2006: The national track cycling championships First Stop (Ri Zhao, Shandong province), 500m time trial and Pursuit Women champion

2006: Asian Championships (Malaysia), 500m time trial and 200m Pursuit Women champion and won women's keirin World Cup champion

2006: The 15th Asian games (Doha), 200m Pursuit Women second place

2010-2011 Cycling World Cup in Melbourne, Team Pursuit Women champion (partenered with Guo Shuang)

2011: Asian Cycling Championships (Thailand), Team sprint first (partnered with Lin Junhong )and Keirin Women third place

2011: 26th Universiade (Shenzhen), time trial (500m) Women champion, with a time of 34.910 seconds.

2011-2012 Cycling World Cup in UK, Team sprint third place

2012: London Olympic Games, Silver medal in women’s track cycling team sprint