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Xin XIN
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC China   
GenderWomen
Born06 Nov 1996 in Jinan, CHN
Height1.69 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Jinan, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age five. She competed in 800m freestyle before switching to open water swimming.
Why this sport?
One of her relatives was a swimming coach and almost all of her family have trained for swimming.
Club / Team
Shandong Province: China
Name of coach
Jin Hao [national], CHN
General Interest
Nicknames
Iron Girl (m.sohu.com, 17 Apr 2020)
Hobbies
Playing video games. (thepaper.cn, 17 Jul 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"No best, only better." (Weibo profile, 23 Nov 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 31 May 2017)

In 2016 she received the First Class Medal of Sports from the General Administration of Sport of China. (tyj.guizhou.gov.cn, 11 Jan 2017)
Milestones
She became the first Chinese swimmer to win a Marathon Swimming World Cup race when she claimed victory in the 10km at the 2016 World Cup event in Qiandaohu, People's Republic of China. (fina.org, 10 Oct 2016)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and to compete at the 2021 National Games of the People's Republic of China in Shaanxi. (new.qq.com, 10 Mar 2021; k.sina.com.cn, 23 Apr 2020)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
24 2012 London, ENG 800m Freestyle 8:40.88
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2017 Beijing, CHN 400m Freestyle 4:11.95
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2019 Gwangju, KOR 10km 1:54:47.2
9 2019 Gwangju, KOR 5km - Team Relay 55:14.8
11 2017 Budapest, HUN 10km 2:01:05.2
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
12 2019   10km  
18 2019 Beau Vallon, SEY 10km 2:02:23.60
18 2019 Doha, QAT 10km 2:04:16.8
3 2019 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 2:04:06.69
6 2018   10km  
18 2018 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 2:04:04.1
13 2018 Balatonfüred, HUN 10km 2:06:23.70
8 2018 Beau Vallon, SEY 10km 1:58:37.60
31 2018 Doha, QAT 10km 2:04:01.5
1 2018 Lac-Mégantic, QC, CAN 10km 2:04:40.5
1 2018 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 2:06:22.60
12 2018 Setúbal, POR 10km 2:07:06.57
59 2017   10km  
23 2017 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 2:03:24.7
  2017 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km  DNS
  2014 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km  DNF
12 2014 Setúbal, POR 10km 2:05:31.0
7 2012 Shantou, CHN 10km 1:58:31.37