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Jianjiahe WANG
Sport Swimming
NOC China   
GenderWomen
Born17 Jul 2002 in Anshan, CHN
Height1.82 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Beijing, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age five in Anshan, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
Her parents encouraged her to take up the sport so that she could lose weight.
Club / Team
Liaoning Province: China
Name of coach
Han Bingyan, CHN
General Interest
Nicknames
Liangliang (Weibo profile, 07 May 2021; sohu.com, 21 Aug 2018)
Hobbies
Shopping, going to the cinema. (swimswam.com, 18 Oct 2018)
Hero / Idol
US swimmers Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky. (qq.com, 29 Jul 2019; sports.sina.com.cn, 24 Jul 2019; thepaper.cn, 31 Mar 2019)
Injuries
She injured her left leg during training in 2019. She required six stitches and was unable to train or compete for two weeks. (sports.sina.com.cn, 24 Jul 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Everyone has different growth periods. I follow the pace of my own development and follow the steps." (swimswam.com, 18 Oct 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2019 she was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 09 Jan 2019)

She was named 2018 Female Breakout Swimmer of the Year at the 2018 Swammy Awards, given by the SwimSwam website. (swimswam.com, 30 Dec 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (163.com, 02 May 2021; k.sina.com.cn, 12 Sep 2019)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2021 Tokyo, JPN 1500m Freestyle 15:46.37
5 2021 Tokyo, JPN 800m Freestyle 8:21.93
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2019 Gwangju, KOR 1500m Freestyle 15:51.00
6 2019 Gwangju, KOR 800m Freestyle 8:18.57
5 2019 Gwangju, KOR 400m Freestyle 4:03.67
4 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:46.22
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 800m Freestyle 8:04.35
2 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 400m Freestyle 3:54.56
5 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 200m Freestyle 1:53.23
1 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:34.08
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
9 2018   Overall Ranking  
3 2018 Budapest, HUN 200m Freestyle 1:53.31
1 2018 Budapest, HUN 800m Freestyle 7:59.44
1 2018 Budapest, HUN 400m Freestyle 3:53.97 WR
1 2018 Eindhoven, NED 400m Freestyle 3:54.63
3 2018 Eindhoven, NED 200m Freestyle 1:53.40
1 2018 Eindhoven, NED 800m Freestyle 8:03.86
13 2017   Overall  
1 2017 Beijing, CHN 800m Freestyle 8:12.30
1 2017 Beijing, CHN 400m Freestyle 3:59.69
1 2017 Doha, QAT 800m Freestyle 8:15.35
1 2017 Doha, QAT 400m Freestyle 4:02.43
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2018 Jakarta, INA 1500m Freestyle 15:53.68
1 2018 Jakarta, INA 800m Freestyle 8:18.55
1 2018 Jakarta, INA 400m Freestyle 4:03.18
1 2018 Jakarta, INA 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:48.61