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Bingjie LI
Sport Swimming
NOC China   
GenderWomen
Born03 Mar 2002 in Baoding, CHN
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Beijing, CHN
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Management - Shanghai Jiao Tong University: China
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport during the first grade of primary school in Baoding, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
Her parents both competed in swimming at an elite level and would often take her to the pool.
Club / Team
Hebei Province: China
General Interest
Hobbies
Drawing. (sports.cctv.com, 24 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
US swimmers Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky. (Instagram profile, 02 Aug 2019; sports.sina.com.cn, 31 Jul 2017)
Injuries
She suffered a bone fracture in early 2020. (sports.xinhuanet.com, 02 May 2021)
Awards and honours
She received the 2018 Sports Medal from the General Administration of Sport of China. She was also named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China in 2018. (sports.163.com, 08 Dec 2018; sport.gov.cn, 01 Feb 2018)

She was named Rookie of the Year at the 2017 Laureus China Top 10 Athletes Awards. (xinhuanet.com, 21 Dec 2017)

In 2015 she was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 09 Nov 2015)
Famous relatives
Her father Li Jian and her mother Wang Wei have both competed in swimming at national level in the People's Republic of China. (myzaker.com, 02 Aug 2017)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (myzaker.com, 02 Aug 2017)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2021 Tokyo, JPN 400m Freestyle 4:01.08
20 2021 Tokyo, JPN 200m Freestyle 1:59.03
10 2021 Tokyo, JPN 1500m Freestyle 15:59.92
10 2021 Tokyo, JPN 800m Freestyle 8:22.49
1 2021 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:40.33
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 800m Freestyle 8:37.41
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 400m Freestyle 4:07.88
Semifinal 2019 Gwangju, KOR 200m Freestyle 1:57.30
4 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:46.22
3 2017 Budapest, HUN 400m Freestyle 4:03.25
2 2017 Budapest, HUN 800m Freestyle 8:15.46
Semifinal 2017 Budapest, HUN 200m Freestyle 1:57.11
2 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:44.96
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 800m Freestyle 8:09.81
3 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 400m Freestyle 3:57.99
1 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:34.08
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 400m Individual Medley 4:40.03
15 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 400m Freestyle 4:07.03 
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
32 2018   Overall Ranking  
4 2018 Beijing, CHN 200m Freestyle 1:53.48
1 2018 Beijing, CHN 400m Freestyle 3:59.20
11 2017   Overall  
4 2017 Beijing, CHN 800m Freestyle 8:20.84
2 2017 Beijing, CHN 400m Freestyle 4:01.75
5 2017 Doha, QAT 200m Freestyle 1:58.69
2 2017 Doha, QAT 800m Freestyle 8:18.14
2 2017 Doha, QAT 400m Freestyle 4:02.58
5 2017 Hong Kong, CHN 200m Freestyle 2:00.06
1 2017 Hong Kong, CHN 800m Freestyle 8:27.89
2 2017 Hong Kong, CHN 400m Freestyle 4:09.13
1 2017 Singapore, SGP 800m Freestyle 8:12.36
4 2017 Singapore, SGP 200m Freestyle 1:54.93
3 2017 Tokyo, JPN 200m Freestyle 1:54.91
1 2017 Tokyo, JPN 400m Freestyle 3:59.14
7 2016 Beijing, CHN 200m Freestyle 1:55.99
6 2016 Beijing, CHN 200m Individual Medley 2:14.94
2 2016 Beijing, CHN 800m Freestyle 8:19.34
4 2016 Beijing, CHN 400m Freestyle 4:03.52
4 2016 Beijing, CHN 400m Individual Medley 4:42.11
Asian Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2016 Tokyo, JPN 400m Freestyle 4:07.16
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2018 Jakarta, INA 1500m Freestyle 15:53.80
1 2018 Jakarta, INA 200m Freestyle 1:56.74
2 2018 Jakarta, INA 400m Freestyle 4:06.46
2 2018 Jakarta, INA 800m Freestyle 8:28.14
1 2018 Jakarta, INA 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:48.61