Jiao Liuyang

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Jiao Liuyang
Personal information
Full name Jiao Liuyang
Nationality  China
Born (1991-08-06) August 6, 1991 (age 22)
Harbin, Heilongjiang, China
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) butterfly
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Jiao.

Jiao Liuyang (simplified Chinese: 焦刘洋; traditional Chinese: 焦劉洋; pinyin: Jiāo Liúyáng; born August 6, 1991 in Harbin, Heilongjiang) is a female Chinese swimmer, who competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics and finished second in the 200 m butterfly at 2:04.72, behind her teammate Liu Zige, who won the race in 2:04.18. Both girls were under the former world record held by Australia's Jessicah Schipper (2:05.40).

Before the Olympics, Jiao had competed at the 2007 World Swimming Championships in Melbourne, where she was 4th in the 200 m butterfly (2:07.22).

Major achievements[edit]

Records[edit]

  • 2006 Asian Championships - (Tournament Record)

Personal Bests[edit]

In long course

  • 50m butterfly: 26.04 Asian, Chinese Record (April 11, 2009)[3]
  • 100m butterfly: 57.16 Asian, Chinese Record (April 10, 2009)[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ London 2012 - Women's 200m Butterfly Final Results
  2. ^ "London Olympics: China's Jiao takes butterfly crown". Retrieved 02-08-2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Jiao Liuyang sweeps 3 butterfly titles with 2 Asian records". www.chinaview.cn. 2009-04-12. Retrieved 2009-04-20.