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Shun WANG
Sport Swimming
NOC China   
GenderMen
Born11 Feb 1994 in Ningbo, CHN
Height1.92 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Ningbo, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Business Administration - Shanghai Jiao Tong University: China
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2000 in Ningbo, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was spotted by swimming coaches Luo Ruifen and Tang Nengneng.
Club / Team
Zhejiang Province: China
Name of coach
Zhu Zhigen [club, national], CHN
International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
China
Tournament
Asian Games
Location
Guangzhou, CHN
General Interest
Nicknames
Steve (Weibo profile, 20 Feb 2021)
Hobbies
Playing basketball. (zjtyol.zjol.com.cn, 10 Sep 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 200m individual medley at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (sports.sina.com.cn, 13 Dec 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Zhu Zhigen. (sports.163.com, 01 Sep 2017)
Hero / Idol
US swimmers Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. (2016.163.com, 12 Aug 2016; zjtyol.zjol.com.cn, 10 Sep 2018)
Injuries
His training was disrupted ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, due to long-standing shoulder and lower back injuries. (zjtyol.zjol.com.cn, 10 Sep 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2016 he was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 01 Feb 2016)

In 2016 he was named one of the Top 10 Athletes of the Year of Zhejiang province in People's Republic of China. (photo.zjol.com.cn, 15 Feb 2017)

He was named the 2011 Male Athlete of the Year in Zhejiang province in People's Republic of China. (jrzb.zjol.com.cn, 31 Dec 2011)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (sports.xinhuanet.com, 04 Sep 2020)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
In 2017 he was named vice-president of the Swimming Association of Zhejiang Province in People's Republic of China. (nb.ifeng.com, 23 Jun 2017)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2021 Tokyo, JPN 200m Individual Medley 1:55.00
10 2021 Tokyo, JPN 400m Individual Medley 4:10.63
9 2021 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:08.27
Heats 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 400m Individual Medley 4:14.46
3 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 200m Individual Medley 1:57.05
22 2012 London, ENG 200m Individual Medley 2:00.85
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2019 Gwangju, KOR 200m Individual Medley 1:56.97
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 400m Individual Medley 4:23.23
6 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:04.74
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 200m Freestyle 1:49.89
3 2017 Budapest, HUN 200m Individual Medley 1:56.28 
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 400m Individual Medley 4:20.01
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:15.62
3 2015 Kazan, RUS 200m Individual Medley 1:56.81
4 2013 Barcelona, ESP 200m Individual Medley 1:56.86
Semifinal 2013 Barcelona, ESP 200m Freestyle 1:47.84
3 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:04.74
Heat 2011 Shanghai, CHN 200m Individual Medley 2:00.12
3 2011 Shanghai, CHN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:05.67
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 200m Individual Medley 1:51.01
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 400m Individual Medley  DNS
7 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 100m Individual Medley 51.95
3 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 6:47.53
4 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 100m Individual Medley 52.21 
  2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 400m Individual Medley DNS
1 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 200m Individual Medley 1:51.74
7 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay  
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2019 Jinan, CHN 100m Butterfly 53.13
4 2019 Jinan, CHN 50m Backstroke 25.59
14 2018   Overall Ranking  
1 2018 Beijing, CHN 200m Individual Medley 1:52.08
4 2018 Beijing, CHN 100m Individual Medley 52.11
3 2018 Singapore, SGP 100m Individual Medley 51.62
1 2018 Singapore, SGP 200m Individual Medley 1:51.84
1 2018 Singapore, SGP 400m Individual Medley 3:59.99
1 2018 Tokyo, JPN 200m Individual Medley 1:51.45
3 2018 Tokyo, JPN 200m Freestyle 1:43.43
5 2018 Tokyo, JPN 100m Individual Medley 52.19
5 2017 Beijing, CHN 100m Individual Medley 52.28
2 2017 Beijing, CHN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:31.37
2 2016 Beijing, CHN 100m Individual Medley 51.64
1 2016 Beijing, CHN 200m Individual Medley 1:51.63
47 2014   Overall  
3 2014 Beijing, CHN 200m Butterfly 1:52.91
3 2014 Beijing, CHN 100m Individual Medley 53.13
30 2013   Overall  
2 2013 Beijing, CHN 200m Individual Medley 1:53.59
2 2013 Beijing, CHN 200m Butterfly 1:51.94
3 2013 Singapore, SGP 100m Individual Medley 52.96
8 2013 Singapore, SGP 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:45.56
3 2013 Tokyo, JPN 200m Individual Medley 1:52.82
15 2012   Overall  
Asian Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2016 Tokyo, JPN 400m Individual Medley 4:15.10
2 2016 Tokyo, JPN 200m Freestyle 1:47.07
1 2016 Tokyo, JPN 200m Individual Medley 1:56.66
2 2016 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:14.67 
1 2012 Dubai, UAE 200m Individual Medley 1:58.66
1 2012 Dubai, UAE 400m Individual Medley 4:16.59
1 2012 Dubai, UAE 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:21.32
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2018 Jakarta, INA 200m Individual Medley 1:56.52
3 2018 Jakarta, INA 400m Individual Medley 4:12.31
2 2018 Jakarta, INA 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:05.45
3 2014 Incheon, KOR 200m Individual Medley 1:59.10
2 2010 Guangzhou, CHN 200m Individual Medley 1:59.72