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Athletes

Xiaojun
Chen
People's Republic of ChinaPeople's Republic of China, CHN
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
03 August 1992
Residence
Beijing, CHN
Occupation
Business Owner, Coach
Languages
Mandarin

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began dancing in 1996 and switched to artistic swimming in 1999 in Shenzhen, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She wanted to improve her health and was scouted by coach Hu Lianghui.

International Debut

Year
2007
Competing for
China
Location
United States

General Interest

Awards and honours
In 2011 she was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (roll.sohu.com, 01 Jul 2011)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from artistic swimming at age 23 in order to further her education and pursue a career outside of sport. (sohu.com, 17 Sep 2018)

POST-SPORT CAREER
In 2015 she began studying for a master's degree at Beijing Sport University in the People's Republic of China. She then established Synchro Sport, a coaching business for artistic swimming. (sohu.com, 17 Sep 2018)