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Junxuan YANG
Sport Swimming
NOC China   
GenderWomen
Born26 Jan 2002 in Zibo, CHN
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Zibo, CHN
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age six.
Why this sport?
She was scouted by coach Sun Zhiwei.
Club / Team
Shandong Province: China
Name of coach
Wang Aimin [club, national], CHN
General Interest
Nicknames
1101 [because it used to be her number for sports competitions at school], Miaomiao. (sports.sina.com.cn, 15 Mar 2021; Weibo profile, 14 Mar 2021; k.sina.com.cn, 22 Aug 2018)
Hobbies
Drawing, calligraphy. (sports.sina.com.cn, 15 Mar 2021)
Hero / Idol
Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu. (sports.sina.com.cn, 15 Mar 2021)
Awards and honours
In 2019 she was named Medal of Honour Athlete by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sohu.com, 31 Dec 2019)

In 2019 she was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 08 Jan 2019)
Famous relatives
Her mother was a professional volleyball player. Her father was an amateur basketball player. (zynews.com, 08 May 2018)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (sports.sina.com.cn, 15 Mar 2021)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2021 Tokyo, JPN 200m Freestyle 1:55.01
17 2021 Tokyo, JPN 100m Freestyle 53.02
1 2021 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:40.33
2 2021 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:38.86
4 2021 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:54.13
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2019 Gwangju, KOR 200m Freestyle 1:55.43
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 100m Freestyle  DNS
5 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:35.83
4 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:46.22
5 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:57.11
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 200m Freestyle 1:54.87
3 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:30.92
1 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:34.08
2 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
6 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:37.58
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay  
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
49 2018   Overall Ranking  
3 2018 Beijing, CHN 200m Freestyle 1:53.41
8 2018 Beijing, CHN 100m Freestyle 53.68
5 2016 Beijing, CHN 100m Butterfly 57.89
7 2016 Beijing, CHN 100m Freestyle 54.10
6 2016 Beijing, CHN 50m Butterfly 26.55
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2018 Jakarta, INA 100m Freestyle 54.17
2 2018 Jakarta, INA 200m Freestyle 1:57.48
2 2018 Jakarta, INA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:36.78
1 2018 Jakarta, INA 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:48.61
7 2018 Jakarta, INA 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
1 2018 Jakarta, INA 4 x 100m Medley Relay