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Yichun WANG
Sport Swimming
NOC China   
GenderWomen
Born04 Apr 2005 in Zibo, CHN
Height1.76 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2011 in Shandong Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She was scouted by a coach because she had a physique suited to success in the sport.
Club / Team
Shandong Province: China
Name of coach
Jin Hao [club], CHN
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fourth in the 100m butterfly at the 2017 National Games in Tianjin, People's Republic of China. (fina.org, 08 May 2021; NOC Media Guide, 01 Jun 2018)
Hero / Idol
Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee. (sports.sina.com.cn, 20 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 31 May 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and 2021 National Games of the People's Republic of China in Shaanxi. (new.qq.com, 10 Mar 2021; z.hangzhou.com.cn, 16 Dec 2018)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 100m Butterfly 58.51
Semifinal 2019 Gwangju, KOR 50m Butterfly 26.21
5 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 100m Butterfly 56.96
6 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 50m Butterfly 25.38
2 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
2 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:44.31
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
49 2018   Overall Ranking  
4 2018 Beijing, CHN 50m Butterfly 25.81
3 2018 Beijing, CHN 100m Butterfly 57.13
8 2017 Beijing, CHN 50m Freestyle 24.63
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2018 Jakarta, INA 50m Butterfly 26.03