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Zibin ZHANG
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC China   
GenderMen
Born21 Jun 1993 in Fuzhou, CHN
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Physical Education - Jimei University: Xiamen, CHN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in kindergarten.
Why this sport?
His mother and his grandmother were swimmers.
General Interest
Awards and honours
In 2018 he was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sohu.com, 13 Sep 2018)
Other sports
He represented the People's Republic of China in open water swimming at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (SportsDeskOnline, 09 Aug 2017)

 Competition Highlights
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2010 Beijing, CHN 1500m Freestyle 15:05.69
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
44 2017 Budapest, HUN 5km 56:53.0
  2015 Kazan, RUS 25km  DNF
41 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10km 1:50:55.4
24 2011 Shanghai, CHN 10km 1:55:20.2
8 2011 Shanghai, CHN 5km - Team Time Trial 1:01:02.2
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
76 2017   10km  
  2017 Hong Kong, CHN 10km  DNF
39 2017 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 1:44:36.5
26 2015 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 2:00:38.0
25 2015 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 1:57:09.1
17 2015 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 1:55:02
19 2014 Lac Magoc, QC, CAN 10km 1:57:42.88
21 2014 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 1:56:19.31
28 2014 Setúbal, POR 10km 1:56:53.4
14 2012 Shantou, CHN 10km 1:51:15.09
4 2011 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 1:58:18.15
3 2011 Shantou, CHN 10km 1:54:26.86
10 2010 Shantou, CHN 10km 2:01:13.64