|Born||March 13, 1982 (age 35)
|Curling club||Harbin CC,
|7 (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017)|
|10 (2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016)|
|2 (2010, 2014)|
Liu Rui (simplified Chinese: 刘锐; traditional Chinese: 劉銳; pinyin: Liú Ruì; born March 13, 1982 in Harbin, Heilongjiang; sometimes known as Rui Lui) is a Chinese curler. He was the skip of the Chinese men's Olympic Curling Team at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Liu played in his first World Curling Championships in 2008, playing third for Fengchun Wang. The team lost in the bronze medal game to Norway, settling for fourth place. After a slow start in the 2009 Ford World Men's Curling Championship, Liu switched to throw 4th stones while skip Fengchun Wang continued to call the game and throw 3rd stones. The team struggled, placing 9th. The team represented China at the 2010 Winter Olympics, with Liu throwing last rocks and Wang continuing to skip. The team finished 8th with a 2-7 record.
After the Olympics, Liu took over skipping the team, leading China at the 2010 World Men's Curling Championship, placing 11th. He led China to a 6th place finish at the 2012 World Men's Curling Championship, the 2013 Ford World Men's Curling Championship and at the 2014 World Men's Curling Championship.
He is married.
Liu was also part of the 2008 Continental Cup of Curling.
Grand Slam record
Liu was active playing in Grand Slam events from 2008 to 2013.
|F||Lost in Final|
|SF||Lost in Semifinal|
|QF||Lost in Quarterfinals|
|R16||Lost in the round of 16|
|Q||Did not advance to playoffs|
|T2||Played in Tier 2 event|
|DNP||Did not participate in event|
|N/A||Not a Grand Slam event that season|
|Masters / World Cup||DNP||Q||DNP||DNP||DNP||SF|
- Liu Rui on the World Curling Federation database
- Liu Rui on the World Curling Tour database
- Liu Rui on the CurlingZone database
- "Liu Rui". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
- Graveland, Bill (2009-04-06). "Canada wins fifth straight at world men's curling championship". Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada: The Canadian Press. Retrieved 3 January 2010.
- 2017 Ford Worlds Media Guide: Team China
- "Chinese curling attracts younger crowd". China Daily. 2007-11-29. Retrieved 3 March 2010.
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