Gao Chang

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GAO Chang
Personal information
Nationality  China
Born (1987-01-29) January 29, 1987 (age 27)
Jinan, Shandong, China
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 70 kg (154 lbs)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Backstroke
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Gao.

Gao Chang (born January 29, 1987 in Jinan, Shandong, China)[1] is a female Chinese swimmer, who competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics and who was a part of China's 2008 Olympic Team. Gao Chang won the gold in the 50-metre backstroke final of 2010 Asian Games.

Major achievements[2][edit]

  • 2004 Olympic Games - 15th 100 m back;
  • 2004 World Short-Course Championships - 2nd 50 m/100 m back;
  • 2005 World Championships - 2nd 50 m back;
  • 2005 Asian Winter Games - 1st 50 m/100 m back;
  • 2005 National Games - 1st 100 m back;
  • 2006 World Short-Course Championships - 3rd 50 m/100 m back;
  • 2007 Asian Games - 2nd 50 m back;
  • 2008 World Short-Course Championships - 2nd 50 m back
  • 2010 Asian Games - 1st 50 m back

Records[edit]

  • 2004 National Championships - 28.48, 50 m back (AR);
  • 2004 Short-Course World Cup - 58.49, 100 m back (NR);
  • 2005 World Championships - 28.31, 50 m back (Tournament Record);
  • 2008 World Short-Course Championships - 26.70 50 m back (AR)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gao's athlete bio from the 2008 Olympics website.
  2. ^ Gao's bio from the Chinese Olympic Committee for the 2008 Olympics, lists these "Major Achievements" as well as the "Records".