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Shiyue CAO
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC China   
Born19 Oct 1997 in Anshan, CHN
Height1.65 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age seven, and took up open water swimming in 2011.
Why this sport?
Her parents encouraged her to take up the sport to improve her health.
International Debut
Competing for
World Championships
Shanghai, CHN
General Interest
Little Fish (anshan.focus.cn, 03 Sep 2013)
Awards and honours
In 2011 she was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 29 Apr 2011)
Other sports
She has represented the People's Republic of China in swimming and won silver in the 800m freestyle at the 2011 Short Course World Cup event in Beijing, People's Republic of China. (SportsDeskOnline, 31 May 2018)

 Competition Highlights
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2011 Beijing, CHN 800m Freestyle 8:30.94
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
17 2015 Kazan, RUS 25km 6:02:49.7
20 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km 57:19.5
14 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km - Team Time Trial 58:02.6
15 2011 Shanghai, CHN 25km 5:54:21.9
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
59 2017   10km  
24 2017 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 1:40:36.5
11 2015 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 2:05:30.80
13 2015 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 2:04:12
10 2014 Lac Magoc, QC, CAN 10km 2:21:01.15
18 2014 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 2:09:22.65
22 2013 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 2:15:13.9
6 2012 Shantou, CHN 10km 1:58:22.50
Asian Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2012 Hong Kong, CHN 5 km 1:01:18.3