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Yanning XIAO
Sport Artistic Swimming
NOC China   
GenderWomen
Born23 Feb 1998 in Sichuan, CHN
Height1.67 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport during her second year at primary school in Chengdu, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She enjoyed swimming as a child so her parents introduced her to the sport.
Club / Team
Sichuan Province : China
Name of coach
Zheng Jia [club, national], CHN
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching TV. (sc.ifeng.com, 27 Sep 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2015 she was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 26 Jan 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (sichuan.scol.com.cn, 22 Oct 2019)

 Competition Highlights
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 Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2016 Tokyo, JPN Duet Technical Routine 88.509
2 2016 Tokyo, JPN Team Technical Routine 88.025
2 2016 Tokyo, JPN Team Free Routine 89.766
2 2016 Tokyo, JPN Team Highlights 90.733
2 2016 Tokyo, JPN Free Routine Combination 91.033
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2018 Jakarta, INA Team 186.939