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Wang Meng

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Athlete

The Resume

    (April 10, 1985- )
    Born in Qitaihe, Heilongjiang, China
    Short track speed skater
    Won 6 medals at the Winter Olympics (1 gold (2006), 3 gold (2010)), 1 silver (2006) and 1 bronze (2006))
    Two overall wins at the World Championships (2008, 2009)
    Three overall wins at the World Cup (2004, 2008-2009)

Why she might be annoying:

    Her nickname is Tom Boy.
    She had a short fuse and she was once referred to as 'enfant terrible.'
    She started skating even though her parents didn't want her involved in sports.
    On one occasion, she didn't continue to compete in the rest of the events following an umpire's decision (2005).
    She was banned from appearing in the 2007 World Championships for criticizing the methods from her coach.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She started skating at age nine.
    Her changed behavior helped her become the team captain of the Chinese Short track speed skating team.
    She is China's most decorated Winter Olympic athlete.
    She set a few Olympic records at the 2010 Winter Olympics during 3 competitions.
    She is a very dominant athlete in her sport.

Credit: Neo NX2004


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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 2 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 10 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 5 Votes: 20.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 6 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 11 Votes: 81.82% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 8 Votes: 87.50% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying