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Li GUO
Sport Artistic Swimming
NOC China   
GenderWomen
Born11 May 1993 in Nanjing, CHN
Height1.67 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Nanjing, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2001 in Nanjing, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
Previously involved in rhythmic gymnastics, she switched to artistic swimming because one of the coaches thought the sport would suit her better.
Club / Team
Jiangsu Province: China
Name of coach
Wang Fang [club, national], CHN; Wang Jie [national], CHN
International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
China
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Shanghai, CHN
General Interest
Hobbies
Travelling. (Weibo profile, 06 Jan 2020)
Injuries
She fractured a bone in her foot while training for the 2013 National Games of the People's Republic of China. She participated at the competition and underwent surgery afterwards. (sports.qq.com, 20 Dec 2017; sport.gov.cn, 26 Jan 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you do not stay strong, to whom do you want to show your weakness?" (Weibo profile, 06 Jan 2020)
Awards and honours
In 2016 she was presented with a Sports Medal of Honor by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sports.ifeng.com, 05 Jan 2017)

In 2015 she was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sports.jschina.com.cn, 08 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (sports.people.com.cn, 29 Aug 2018)

 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
2 2011 Shanghai, CHN Free Routine Combination 96.390
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2018 Jakarta, INA Team 186.939
1 2014 Incheon, KOR Free Routine Combination 94.967
1 2014 Incheon, KOR Team 185.722