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Jinglin
Shi
People's Republic of ChinaPeople's Republic of China, CHN
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
03 January 1993
Height
175 cm
Weight
69 kg
Residence
Changzhou, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up artistic swimming at age six in Changzhou, People's Republic of China. She switched to swimming at age nine.
Why this sport?
She initially trained in artistic swimming, but her coach thought she had the potential to race instead.
Club / Team
Jiangsu Province: China
Name of coach
Han Bingyan [club, national], CHN

General Interest

Nicknames
Sister Hua (xuehua.us, 07 Jul 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 200m breaststroke at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (mt.sohu.com, 12 Aug 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Swimming is my whole life." (sports.sina.com.cn, 22 Sep 2014)
Awards and honours
In 2016 she won the Best Female Athlete award at the National Swimming Commendation Conference in Beijing, People's Republic of China. (sports.sina.com.cn, 25 Apr 2016)