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Danlu XU
Sport Swimming
NOC China   
Born03 Aug 1998 in Daqing, CHN
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Shanghai, CHN
Higher education
Transport and Logistics - Shanghai Maritime University: China
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age eight in Daqing, People's Republic of China. She began serious training in 2010 in Ningxia, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
Her potential was noticed by a coach from the Ningxia swimming team in the People's Republic of China.
International Debut
Competing for
General Interest
Awards and honours
In 2013 she was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 30 Jul 2013)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2013 Barcelona, ESP 1500m Freestyle 16:00.44
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 800m Freestyle 8:29.98
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2012 Istanbul, TUR 800m Freestyle 8:22.88
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 400m Freestyle 4:06.83
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2013 Beijing, CHN 800m Freestyle 8:22.19
5 2013 Beijing, CHN 400m Freestyle 4:04.68
Asian Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2012 Dubai, UAE 400m Freestyle 4:05.75
1 2012 Dubai, UAE 800m Freestyle 8:22.24
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2014 Incheon, KOR 800m Freestyle 8:33.89