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Li
Guo
People's Republic of ChinaPeople's Republic of China, CHN
Female
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
11 May 1993
Height
167 cm
Residence
Nanjing, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2001 in Nanjing, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She initially did rhythmic gymnastics, but switched to artistic swimming after being scouted by a coach.
Club / Team
Jiangsu Province: China

International Debut

Year
2011
Competing for
China
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Shanghai, CHN

General Interest

Hobbies
Travelling. (Weibo profile, 25 Apr 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three silver medals at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russian Federation, and winning silver at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (njsports.gov.cn, 17 Aug 2015; mt.sohu.com, 21 Aug 2016)
Injuries
She fractured a bone in her foot while training for the 2013 National Games of the People's Republic of China. She participated at the competition and underwent surgery afterwards. (sports.qq.com, 20 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2015 she was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the State General Administration of Sport in the People's Republic of China. (sports.jschina.com.cn, 08 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (sports.qq.com, 20 Dec 2017)