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Ziao QIU
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC China   
GenderMen
Born30 Aug 1998 in Shanghai, CHN
Height1.82 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Shanghai, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried swimming when he was in kindergarten.
Why this sport?
His mother wanted him to learn how to swim.
Club / Team
Shanghai: China
General Interest
Awards and honours
In 2015 he was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 20 Apr 2015; jsdj.sport.gov.cn, 17 Apr 2015)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 1500m Freestyle 15:06.71
Heats 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 400m Freestyle 3:49.45
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 800m Freestyle 7:57.47
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 400m Freestyle 3:51.94
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 400m Freestyle 3:50.58
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 1500m Freestyle 15:26.35
11 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 1500m Freestyle 14:43.43 
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 400m Freestyle 3:44.43
7 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay  
9 2014 Doha, QAT 1500m Freestyle 14:39.41
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 400m Freestyle 3:45.54
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
36 2018   Overall Ranking  
4 2018 Beijing, CHN 1500m Freestyle 14:54.06
5 2018 Beijing, CHN 400m Freestyle 3:47.23
3 2018 Budapest, HUN 1500m Freestyle 14:51.98
7 2018 Eindhoven, NED 400m Freestyle 3:47.45
2 2018 Eindhoven, NED 1500m Freestyle 14:58.08
25 2017   Overall  
6 2017 Beijing, CHN 200m Freestyle 1:45.00
2 2017 Beijing, CHN 400m Freestyle 3:41.05
3 2017 Hong Kong, CHN 400m Freestyle 3:43.87
1 2017 Hong Kong, CHN 1500m Freestyle 14:44.09
3 2016 Beijing, CHN 400m Freestyle 3:44.80
1 2016 Beijing, CHN 1500m Freestyle 14:35.45
  2014 Beijing, CHN 400m Freestyle  DNS
4 2014 Singapore, SGP 1500m Freestyle 14:46.96
4 2014 Tokyo, JPN 1500m Freestyle 14:53.04
Asian Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2016 Tokyo, JPN 400m Freestyle 3:51.74
2 2016 Tokyo, JPN 1500m Freestyle 15:14.14
2 2016 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:14.67 
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2018 Jakarta, INA 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay  
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
76 2017   10km  
37 2017 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 1:38:44.3