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Yuhan QIU
Sport Swimming
NOC China   
GenderWomen
Born17 Jul 1998 in Benxi, CHN
Height1.75 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Beijing, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age six in Benxi, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
Her parents encouraged her to try the sport.
Club / Team
Liaoning Province: China
International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
China
General Interest
Nicknames
Genius, Qiu Baby (Weibo profile, 18 Jul 2020; k.sina.com.cn, 15 Jul 2020; ln.chinanews.com, 15 Jul 2020; sports.sina.com.cn, 07 Aug 2013)
Hero / Idol
Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen. (news.xinhuanet.com, 07 Apr 2013)
Awards and honours
In 2015 she received the Sport Medal of Honour from the General Administration of Sport of China and was also named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the same body. (sport.gov.cn, 29 Dec 2015, 26 Jan 2015; sports.sohu.com, 06 Jan 2015)

In 2012 she was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 18 Apr 2012)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and 2021 National Games of the People's Republic of China in Shaanxi Province. (k.sina.com.cn, 15 Jul 2020; ln.chinanews.com, 15 Jul 2020)
Other information
SANCTION
She served a nine-month suspension from May 2016 to February 2017 after testing positive for the banned substance hydrochlorothiazide during an out-of-competition test. The suspension ruled her out of contention for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (swimmingworldmagazine.com, 09 Jun 2017; scmp.com, 09 Jun 2017)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2012 London, ENG 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:36.75
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
7 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:26.94
3 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:49.10
Semifinal 2013 Barcelona, ESP 200m Freestyle 1:59.20
Semifinal 2013 Barcelona, ESP 100m Freestyle 55.61
4 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:49.79
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:39.29
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 50m Backstroke 27.45
Semifinal 2014 Doha, QAT 50m Butterfly 25.86
5 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:31.78
6 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:38.58
2 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:37.02
4 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:46.15
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 100m Freestyle 54.69
4 2012 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:36.22
3 2012 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:43.26
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2018 Beijing, CHN 50m Butterfly 25.94
7 2018 Beijing, CHN 50m Freestyle 24.40
30 2014   Overall  
2 2014 Beijing, CHN 50m Backstroke 26.64
3 2014 Beijing, CHN 50m Freestyle 24.58
3 2014 Beijing, CHN 50m Butterfly 25.82
6 2014 Beijing, CHN 400m Freestyle 4:05.90
1 2014 Beijing, CHN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:31.69
4 2013 Beijing, CHN 50m Freestyle 24.16
2 2013 Beijing, CHN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:30.89
29 2012   Overall  
Asian Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2012 Dubai, UAE 100m Freestyle 55.96
1 2012 Dubai, UAE 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:45.14
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2014 Incheon, KOR 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:37.25