Tang Yi

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Tang.
Tang Yi
London 2012 100m freestyle (7737960126) (Tang).jpg
Tang Yi at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Birth name 唐奕
Born (1993-01-08) 8 January 1993 (age 23)
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle

Tang Yi (Chinese: 唐奕; born 8 January 1993) is a Chinese competitive swimmer. Specializing in the freestyle, she swam for China at the 2008 Summer Olympics and won a bronze medal in the 100 metre freestyle at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She was born in Shanghai.

In addition to her Olympic medal, Tang has won six gold medals at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics, eight medals (six gold, two silver) at the Asian Games, seven medals (two gold, one silver, four bronze) at the World Championships, and four medals (two gold, two bronze) at the Summer Universiade.

Major achievements[edit]

  • 2006 World Junior Championships – 2nd 200m free;
  • 2006 Asian Games1st 4 × 200 m freestyle relay;
  • 2006 Shanghai Winter Championships – 1st 200m freestyle;
  • 2007 World Youth Day Tournament – 1st 200m freestyle;
  • 2007 Japan International Invitational – 2nd 4 × 100 m freestyle relay;
  • 2007 World Championships – 7th 4 × 100 m freestyle relay;
  • 2008 National Championships & Olympic Selective Trials – 4th 100m freestyle
  • 2010 Summer Youth Olympics1st Mixed 4 × 100 m freestyle relay
  • 2010 Summer Youth Olympics – 1st Women's 100m freestyle
  • 2010 Summer Youth Olympics – 1st Women' 4 × 100 m freestyle relay
  • 2010 Summer Youth Olympics – 1st Women's 200m freestyle
  • 2010 Summer Youth Olympics – 1st Women's 50m freestyle
  • 2010 Summer Youth Olympics – 1st Mixed' 4 × 100 m medley relay

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