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Xinjie JI
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC China   
GenderMen
Born27 Oct 1997 in Yantai, CHN
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Armed Services, Athlete, Student
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Physical Education - Shandong University: China
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming when he was in the first grade at school.
Why this sport?
A coach recognised his talent and encouraged him to join the team.
Club / Team
Shandong Province: China
Name of coach
Jin Hao [national], CHN
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Chinese swimmer Sun Yang. (baijiahao.baidu.com, 25 Oct 2019; kuaibao.qq.com, 25 Oct 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2015 he was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 26 Jan 2015)
Ambitions
To comepte at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (sohu.com, 13 Nov 2018)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
19 2021 Tokyo, JPN 400m Freestyle 3:48.27
21 2021 Tokyo, JPN 200m Freestyle 1:46.86
9 2021 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:08.27
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 1500m Freestyle 15:15.41
7 2019 Gwangju, KOR 400m Freestyle 3:45.64
Semifinal 2019 Gwangju, KOR 200m Freestyle 1:45.88
6 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:04.74
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 1500m Freestyle 15:23.91
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:15.62
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 200m Freestyle 1:42.31
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 400m Freestyle 3:40.47
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 1500m Freestyle 14:51.47
3 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 6:47.53
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2019 Jinan, CHN 400m Freestyle 3:49.87
1 2019 Jinan, CHN 1500m Freestyle 15:16.15
2 2019 Jinan, CHN 200m Freestyle 1:46.68
2 2019 Jinan, CHN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:30.90
25 2018   Overall Ranking  
2 2018 Beijing, CHN 200m Freestyle 1:42.87
2 2018 Beijing, CHN 1500m Freestyle 14:35.13
1 2018 Beijing, CHN 400m Freestyle 3:40.82
29 2017   Overall  
1 2017 Beijing, CHN 400m Freestyle 3:39.20
2 2017 Beijing, CHN 200m Freestyle 1:42.49
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2018 Jakarta, INA 200m Freestyle 1:46.68
5 2018 Jakarta, INA 400m Freestyle 3:50.06
Heats 2018 Jakarta, INA 1500m Freestyle 15:06.18
Heats 2018 Jakarta, INA 800m Freestyle 7:59.99
2 2018 Jakarta, INA 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:05.45
2 2018 Jakarta, INA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
41 2012 Shantou, CHN 10km 2:03:41.33