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Jie CHEN
Sport Swimming
NOC China   
GenderWomen
Born28 Feb 1995 in Wuhan, CHN
Height1.77 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age six in Wuhan, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
"[When I was a child], what I wanted to do most every day was to go swimming at the amateur sport school of Jiang'an District after school. Playing with water in the swimming pool made me happy."
Club / Team
Hubei Province [CHN] / Wuhan [CHN]:
Name of coach
Lin Zhengqi [Wuhan], CHN
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Chinese swimmer Zhao Jing. (sports.ifeng.com, 18 May 2014)
Injuries
She underwent an appendectomy prior to the 2017 World Championships. She was able to compete at the tournament in Budapest, Hungary, despite not fully recovering from the operation. (chinanews.com, 18 Jul 2018; sports.eastday.com, 30 Aug 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2015 she was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 20 Apr 2015; news.163.com, 20 Apr 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (sohu.com, 27 Nov 2019)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
22 2021 Tokyo, JPN 100m Backstroke 1:00.63
4 2021 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:54.13
Heats 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 200m Backstroke 2:14.18
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2019 Gwangju, KOR 100m Backstroke 1:01.68
Semifinal 2019 Gwangju, KOR 50m Backstroke 28.07
5 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:57.11
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 200m Backstroke 2:11.88
Semifinal 2017 Budapest, HUN 100m Backstroke 59.85
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 200m Backstroke 2:12.30
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 100m Backstroke 1:00.42
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 100m Backstroke 59.36
Semifinal 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 100m Backstroke 57.86
13 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 200m Backstroke 2:06.38 
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 200m Backstroke 2:08.89
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 100m Backstroke 59.54
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2019 Jinan, CHN 50m Backstroke 27.88
3 2019 Jinan, CHN 100m Backstroke 1:00.74
5 2019 Jinan, CHN 200m Individual Medley 2:22.99
6 2018 Beijing, CHN 100m Backstroke 58.37
8 2018 Beijing, CHN 200m Backstroke 2:09.89
6 2018 Beijing, CHN 50m Backstroke 26.79
50 2017   Overall  
6 2017 Beijing, CHN 50m Backstroke 26.95
4 2017 Beijing, CHN 100m Backstroke 58.01
5 2017 Hong Kong, CHN 50m Backstroke 27.12
3 2017 Hong Kong, CHN 100m Backstroke 58.69
6 2017 Singapore, SGP 200m Backstroke 2:08.63
6 2017 Singapore, SGP 100m Backstroke 58.32
6 2016 Beijing, CHN 50m Backstroke 26.93
3 2016 Beijing, CHN 100m Backstroke 57.61
7 2014 Beijing, CHN 200m Backstroke 2:15.02
8 2014 Moscow, RUS 200m Backstroke 2:13.27
5 2014 Moscow, RUS 100m Backstroke 1:00.47
Asian Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2016 Tokyo, JPN 200m Backstroke 2:08.98
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2018 Jakarta, INA 100m Backstroke 1:00.28
7 2018 Jakarta, INA 4 x 100m Medley Relay  DSQ
2 2014 Incheon, KOR 200m Backstroke 2:10.53