Lin Li (swimmer)

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Lin LI
Personal information
Nationality  China
Born (1970-05-04) May 4, 1970 (age 43)
Nantong, Jiangsu, China
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Individual Medley

Lin Li (Chinese: 林莉; pinyin: Lín Lì; born May 4, 1970)[1] is an Olympic champion and former World Record holding swimmer from China. She swam for China at the:

  • Olympics:[2] 1988, 1992, 1996
  • World Championships: 1991
  • Asian Games: 1990, 1994
  • Pan Pacific Championships: 1989, 1991

At the 1992 Olympics, she set a World Record in winning the women's 200 IM in 2:11.65, as well as also garnering silver medals in 200m breaststroke and 400m IM.[3]

As of 2013, she currently coaches at Peak Swimming (Pacific Swimming), and has adjusted her first name from "Lin" to "Lynn".[4]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Article[dead link] from China Daily; published 2007-07-29.
  2. ^ Li's entry from sports-reference.com; retrieved 2013-06-19.
  3. ^ "1992 Olympics – Barcelona, Spain – Swimming"databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on June 19, 2008)
  4. ^ About Lynn Li page from the Peak Swimming website (www.peakswim.com); retrieved 2013-06-19.


Records
Preceded by
Ute Geweniger
World Record Holder
Women's 200 Individual Medley

July 30, 1992 – October 17, 1997
Succeeded by
Wu Yanyan