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Athletes

Lijun
Zu
People's Republic of ChinaPeople's Republic of China, CHN
Male
Open water

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
26 November 1989
Height
188 cm
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Li Xue
Residence
Beijing, CHN
Occupation
Army, Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up open water swimming in 2006.
Club / Team
People's Liberation Army [PLA] [CHN] / Jiangsu Province [CHN]:
Name of coach
Lv Sen [national], CHN

General Interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the 10km at the 2014 Asian Beach Games in Phuket, Thailand. (meizhou.cn, 18 Nov 2014)
Most influential person in career
His wife Li Xue. (sohu.com, 31 Aug 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2016 he received a First-class Athlete Medal from the General Administration of Sport of China. (gztyw.gov.cn, 11 Jan 2017)

He received the Master of Sport honour from the General Administration of Sport of China in 2010. (sport.gov.cn, 06 Apr 2010)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2019 Military World Games in Wuhan, People's Republic of China. (81.cn, 30 Aug 2017)