Zhao Jing (swimmer)

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Zhao.
Zhao Jing
Personal information
Full name Zhao Jing
National team  China
Born (1990-12-31) December 31, 1990 (age 25)
Wuhan, Hubei
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 59 kg (130 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke
Club Zhejiang

Zhao Jing (simplified Chinese: 赵菁; traditional Chinese: 趙菁; pinyin: Zhào Jīng; born December 31, 1990) is a female Chinese former[1] competitive swimmer, backstroke specialist, and world record-holder. Zhao swam at the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Olympics, winning a bronze medal in the women's 4x100-meter medley relay in 2008. She has also won gold medals as a member of Chinese teams at the 2009, 2011 and 2013 World Aquatics Championships, and the 2010 short course world championships. She also won individual world titles in the 50-meter backstroke in 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013, and the 100-meter backstroke in 2011.

Records[edit]

  • 2006 Asian Championships – 28.50, 50 m back (AR)
  • 2008 National Champions Tournament & Olympic Selective Trials – 59.81, 100 m back (AR)
  • 2009 FINA World Championships – 3.52.19, 4×100 m medley relay
  • 2009 FINA Word Cup Stockholm – 26.08 50 m backstroke short course world record

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, Jared (September 10, 2014). "China names 61-swimmer Asian Games team – Sun Yang’s back and he’s got company". Swimswam. Retrieved December 16, 2015. 
Records
Preceded by
Anastasia Zuyeva
World record holder
Women's 50 m backstroke (long course)

30 July 2009 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Marieke Guehrer
World record holder
Women's 50 m backstroke (short course)

10 November – 12 December 2009
Succeeded by
Sanja Jovanović