Zhang Hao ( Chinese ex. 张昊 , pinyin : Zhāng Hào ); July 6, 1984 , Harbin ) - Chinese figure skater , performing in pair skating . With Zhang Dan - they are the silver medalists of the 2006 Turin Olympics . A pair of world junior championship champions in 2001. Twice the couple won the continental championship , three times the winter Universiade . Three-time champion of China (2003, 2012 and 2014). Since April 2016, she has been riding a pair with Yu Xiaoyu . He is the champion of the Asian Games (2017) and the champion of China (2018) with her. Before that, he was paired with Peng Cheng , with whom they are vice-champions of four continents (2015), as well as champions of the country (2014)
|Date of Birth|
|Place of Birth|
|Former partners||Peng Cheng|
|Trainer||Yao Bin , Zhao Hongbo|
|Former trainers||Bin Huan, Lu Sun|
|Place of residence||Harbin|
|The best results on the ISU system|
(at international amateur competitions)
|The card was last updated: 08/15/2018|
As of April 14, 2017, the couple ranks 22nd in the rating  .
Zhang Dan and Zhang Hao paired up in 1997. (They are not relatives, the surname "Zhang" is very common in China). Almost immediately, success came to them - the first and second places at the stages of the Junior Grand Prix, and then 5th place in the Final of the Junior Grand Prix. They also won silver in 2000 and bronze in 2001 at the Chinese Championship. At the 2000 World Junior Championships , Dan and Hao, the first in these competitions, performed a four-turn twist.
At the Turin Olympics, they tried to eject a quadruple salchow, but the partner fell and was injured. Despite this, the skaters continued their performance, coped with the rest of the elements and won silver medals.
In the 2008-2009 season, they won both stages of the Grand Prix series in which they participated: Cup of Russia and Cup of China . However, in the final they became only the second losing to compatriots Pan Qing and Tong Jian .
In May 2012, the couple broke up and Zhang Hao paired up with Cheng Peng. In November 2014, a new couple first won the Grand Prix stage  . The couple performed successfully at the Four Continents Championship in Seoul in February 2015; silver medals were announced  . At the same time, the skaters improved their sports achievements in the free program and in the amount. At the home world championships in Shanghai, Chinese skaters again improved their achievements in the free program and the sum and was in 4th place  .
The couple began the new season with a performance at the Trophée Bompard Grand Prix stage, however, after short programs, the competition was canceled for safety reasons (a series of terrorist attacks took place in the French capital). At the next stage of the Grand Prix in Russia, the couple took third place and this allowed them to reach the Grand Prix finals again for the third time in a row  . In Barcelona, the skaters took the penultimate place  . Their next appearance in the season was four months later. At the beginning of April in Boston at the world championship, a Chinese couple managed to break into the dozen of the best greenhouses in the world  .
Soon after the championship, by the decision of the Chinese Federation, the pair proposed new partners. His former partner paired up with Jin Yang , and he began to train with Yu Xiaoyu  .
At the end of October, a new Chinese couple made their international debut at the Grand Prix stage in Mississauga , where they were second in the Canadian Federation Cup  . In mid-November, the Chinese competed in the second stage of the Grand Prix in Beijing , where they won first place in the Chinese Cup in a bitter struggle, while their achievements in the short program and amount were improved  . This allowed them to confidently reach the Grand Prix finals in Marseille . In France , in the final, they managed to take second place in a bitter struggle, while previous achievements were again improved in total and short program  . In mid-February 2017, Chinese skaters in South Korea at the continental championship , where in a bitter struggle they could not stay on the podium  . A week later, Chinese athletes took part in Sapporo at the VIII Asian Winter Games , which they confidently won. At the end of March, Chinese hotbeds appeared at the World Championships in Helsinki , where they took their place next to the pedestal  . At the same time, they managed to contribute to the conquest of three trips for their country to the Olympic Games and improved their previous achievements in total and free program.
The Chinese greenhouses began the new Olympic season in mid-October in Nice at the City Cup , where they managed to win it  . Three weeks later, the couple performed at the home stage in Beijing of the Grand Prix series , where they finished with silver medals  . At the end of November, at the American stage in Lake Placid, they finished second  . This allowed them to reach the Grand Prix Final , while they improved their previous achievements in total and free program. At the Final itself, the couple did not perform very well and took last place  . At the end of December, in a bitter struggle, they won first place in the national championship; leaving behind their former partners. In January 2018, all Chinese couples withdrew from the continental championship. In early February, before the opening of the Olympic Games in South Korea, the couple began to compete in the team tournament . They finished in Gangneung in the middle of the standings. In the future, the PRC team did not reach the final part. In mid-February 2018, competitions began in the individual tournament . The pair finished only eighth, but they slightly improved their previous achievements in the short program.
In the offseason, the skaters said they would not take part in the next season because of the skater's illness.
Question about changing age
In February 2011, the Associated Press published material on the replacement of age by Chinese skaters, including Dan Zhang - Hao Zhang. These date of birth of the skaters are different from those indicated in the data of the Federation of China and the International Skating Union (ISU). Tribute Zhang performed in Salt Lake City 2002 at the age of 14, which contradicts the rules of the Games. Then they took 11th place. Later, Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang won the 2006 Turin silver medal. In turn, Hao Zhang was born on February 6, 1982 and could not speak at the 2003 World Junior Championship , where they won. 
(with Yu Xiaoyu)
|Championship of the Four Continents||four|
|Grand Prix finals||2||6|
|Grand Prix Stages: Skate Canada||2|
|Grand Prix Stages: China Cup-Audi||one||2|
|Grand Prix Stages: Skate America||2|
|Winter Asian Games||one|
(with Cheng Pen)
|Winter Olympic Games||eight|
|Winter Olympic Games|
|World Team Championships||5/3|
|Championships of the Four Continents||five||2|
|Championships of China||one|
|Grand Prix finals||four||four||6|
|Grand Prix Stages: America's Cup||3|
|Grand Prix Stages: NHK Trophy||2|
|Grand Prix Stages: Cup of China||five||3||one|
|Grand Prix Stages: Trophée Bompard||four||WITH|
|Grand Prix Stages: Rostelecom Cup||3|
- C - the competition was not completed.
(with Zhang Dan)
|Winter Olympic Games||five|
|Championships of the Four Continents||2||3||one|
|Championships of China||2||one|
|Grand Prix finals||3||2||2||6||four|
|Grand Prix Stages: Skate America||3||2|
|Grand Prix Stages: Trophée Eric Bompard||one|
|Grand Prix Stages: Cup of Russia||one||one|
|Grand Prix Stages: Cup of China||one||2||2|
|Grand Prix Stages: NHK Trophy||2|
|Grand Prix Stages: Skate Canada||one|
|World Team Championship||1/6 *|
- * - place in the individual competition / team place
|Championships of the Four Continents||3||3||2||one|
|World Junior Championships||four||one||one|
|Championships of China||2||3||3||one||2|
|Grand Prix finals||6||five||2|
|Grand Prix Stages: Trophée Eric Bompard||four||one|
|Grand Prix Stages: Cup of Russia||3||one|
|Grand Prix Stages: NHK Trophy||one|
|Grand Prix Stages: Skate America||four||3||one||one|
|Grand Prix Stages: Cup of China||2|
- Figure Skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics - Pair Skating
- Figure Skating at the 2010 Winter Olympics - Pair Skating
- Figure skating at the 2014 Winter Olympics - pair skating
- ISU World Standings for Figure Skating and Ice Dance . ISU (June 17, 2011). Date of treatment June 17, 2011. Archived on February 9, 2012.
- Vera Bazarova and Andrey Deputat are the fourth among couples at the Cup of China.
- Championship of four continents. Couples. Duhamel and Redford won, Peng and Zhang - 2nd.
- World Cup. Couples. Duhamel and Redford won, Kawaguchi and Smirnov - 5th, Tarasova and Morozov - 6th.
- Rostelecom Cup. Couples: Stolbova and Klimov won, Kawaguchi - Smirnov - 2nd.
- Grand Prix Final. Pairs: Stolbova and Klimov won the short program, Kawaguchi and Smirnov won the 2nd.
- World Cup. Couples: Duhamel - Redford won, Stolbova and Klimov - 4th, Volosozhar and Trankov - 6th.
- International Figure Skating.
- Skate Canada. Couples: Duhamel - Redford won, Kawaguchi and Smirnov fifth.
- Cup of China. Couples: Xiaoyu and Zhang won, Kawaguchi and Smirnov won sixth.
- Grand Prix Final. Couples. Tarasova and Morozov won.
- Championship of four continents. Couples: Sui and Han won, Ilyushechkina and Moskovich are third.
- World Cup. Couples. Tarasova and Morozov won bronze medals.
- Nice Cup. Pairs: Xiaoyu and Zhang won, Lukashevich and Stepanov - seventh.
- Cup of China. Pairs: Sui and Han won, Xiaoyu and Zhang won the second.
- Skate America. Couples. Savchenko and Masso won, Duhamel and Redford - the third, Zabiyako and Enbert - the fourth.
- Grand Prix Final. Couples. Savchenko and Masso won the world record in arbitrary, Stolbova and Klimov - fourth, Tarasova and Morozov - fifth.
- Chinese couple Dan Zhang - Hao Zhang falsified her age