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Chengxin YIN
Sport Artistic Swimming
NOC China   
Born05 Feb 1995 in Wuhan, CHN
Height1.68 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Wuhan, CHN
Athlete, Student
Higher education
Physical Education - Wuhan Sports University: China
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age six.
Why this sport?
Her parents introduced her to the sport to improve her health.
Club / Team
Hubei Province: China
Name of coach
Wang Jie [national], CHN
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and winning gold at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (sports.sohu.com, 26 Aug 2016; hbsport.gov.cn, 24 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 09 Feb 2017)
To win gold at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (cjrb.cjn.cn, 07 Feb 2018)
Other information
She started to pursue her master's degree at Wuhan Sports University in 2017. (whsu.edu.cn, 30 Aug 2018; new.qq.com, 12 Jul 2019)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Team 192.984
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2019 Gwangju, KOR Free Routine Combination  
2 2019 Gwangju, KOR Team Free Routine  
2 2019 Gwangju, KOR Team Technical Routine  
1 2017 Budapest, HUN Free Routine Combination 96.100
2 2017 Budapest, HUN Team Technical Routine 94.216
2 2017 Budapest, HUN Team Free Routine 95.233
2 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Technical Routine 94.461 
2 2015 Kazan, RUS Free Routine Combination 96.200
2 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Free Routine 96.133
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2018 Jakarta, INA Team 186.939
1 2014 Incheon, KOR Free Routine Combination 94.967