Name: Karen Chen
Sport: Figure Skating
Event(s): Women's Singles
Height: 5-0
DOB: 8/16/1999
Birthplace: Fremont, Calif.
Hometown: Fremont, Calif.
High School: Connections Academy (online)
College: Cornell University ‘23, Human Development
Team/Club: Peninsula Skating Club
Coach(es): Tammy Gambill
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2018, 2022), One-time Olympic Medalist (1 silver)
  • Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, silver (team), 16th (individual)
  • Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, 11th (individual)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2021 – 4th (individual)
  • Years of participation: 2017, 2021
  • Top Finish: 4th – 2021 (individual)
Personal: Has one younger brother, Jeffrey, who competes in ice dance...Began ice skating at age 4 and started competing at age 6...Choreographed her own short program for the 2017 season...Hobbies include painting, drawing and enjoying time with friends and family.