China

History

The People’s Republic of China made its first Summer Olympic appearance in 1952, but would not appear again until 1984 after which they would compete in all subsequent games. They were the hosts of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. The nation sends one of the largest delegations of athletes to the Olympic with more than 200 competing at each games since 1984. The athletes compete in a diverse set of sports including several team sports.

China won its first medal at the 1984 Olympics and is one of the top performing nations. In total China has won 541 medals in 26 sports, including the recently reintroduced sport of softball. Their most successful sports include aquatics (117 with 69 in diving, 43 in swimming and 5 in synchronized swimming), gymnastics (73 with 61 in artistic, 1 in rhythmic and 11 in trampoline), shooting (56), weightlifting (54), table tennis (53) and badminton (41). China’s most successful summer athlete is diver Wu Minxia (medals in 2004-2016) where she won four gold medals in women’s 3m synchronized springboard and a gold, silver and bronze medals in women’s 3m springboard. In 2016 China won 70 medals.

Qualified Quotas

Archery

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Individual Ding Yiliang
Feng Hao
Wei Shaoxuan
Women’s Individual An Qixuan
Meng Fanxu
Zheng Yichai
Men’s Team Ding Yiliang
Feng Hao
Wei Shaoxuan
Women’s Team An Qixuan
Meng Fanxu
Zheng Yichai
Mixed Team Eligible to Compete

Artistic Swimming

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Team Chang Hao
Feng Yu
Guo Li
Huang Xuechen
Liang Xinping
Sun Wenyan
Wang Qianyi
Xiao Yanning
Yin Chengxin
Women’s Duet From Team Quota

Athletics

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 100m Xie Zhenye
Su Bingtian
Men’s 200m Xie Zhenye
Men’s 110m Hurdles Xie Wenjun
Men’s 4x100m Relay Su Bingtian
Xu Zhouzheng
Wu Zhiqiang
Bie Ge
Xie Zhenye
Men’s 20km Walk Over 3 Eligible Athletes
Men’s 50km Walk Over 3 Eligible Athletes
Men’s Marathon Dong Guojian
Duo Bujie
Men’s Long Jump Zhang Yaoguang
Huang Changzhou
Gao Xinglong
Men’s Triple Jump Zhu Yaming
Wu Ruiting
Fang Yaoqing

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 100m Wei Yongli
Ge Manqi
Liang Xiaojing
Women’s 20km Walk Over 3 Eligible Athletes
Women’s Marathon Li Zhixuan
He Yinli
Women’s Pole Vault Li Ling
Xu Huiqin
Women’s Shot Put Gong Lijiao
Women’s Discus Throw Feng Bin
Chen Yang
Su Xinyue
Women’s Hammer Throw Wang Zheng
Luo Na
Women’s Javelin Throw Lyu Huihui
Liu Shiying

Canoeing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s K2 500m Yu Shimeng
Wang Nan
Women’s K4 500m Ma Qing
Huang Jieyi
Yu Zhou
Li Dongyin
Men’s C2 1000m Liu Hao
Wang Hao
Women’s C2 500m Sun Mengya
Xu Shixiao

Cycling

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Cross-Country Ma Hao
Women’s Cross-Country Yao Bianwa
Men’s Road Race Lyu Xianjing

Diving

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 3m Springboard Xie Siyi
Cao Yuan
Women’s 3m Springboard Shi Tingmao
Wang Han
Men’s 3m Synchronized Springboard Cao Yuan
Xie Siyi
Women’s 3m Synchronized Springboard Shi Tingmao
Wang Han
Men’s 10m Platform Yang Jian
Yang Hao
Women’s 10m Platform Chen Yuxi
Lu Wei
Men’s 10m Synchronized Platform Cao Yuan
Chen Aisen
Women’s 10m Synchronized Platform Lu Wei
Zhang Jiaqi

Equestrian

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Individual Eventing From Team Quota
From Team Quota
From Team Quota
Team Eventing Hua Tian
Horse: Don Geniro
Sun Huadong
Horse: Lady Chin V’T Moerven Z
Liang Ruiji
Horse: Agora De Bordenave
Bao Yingfeng
Horse: Teseo
Individual Jumping From Team Quota
From Team Quota
From Team Quota
Team Jumping Li Yaofeng
Horse: Jericho Dwerse Hagen
Zhang You
Horse: Caesar
Li Zhenqiang
Horse: Uncas S
Liu Tongyan
Horse: Chaccato

Gymnastics

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Artistic Individual Events From Team Quota
From Team Quota
From Team Quota
From Team Quota
Women’s Artistic Individual Events From Team Quota
From Team Quota
From Team Quota
From Team Quota
Men’s Artistic Team All-Around Deng Shudi
Lin Chaopan
Sun Wei
Xiao Ruoteng
Zou Jingyuan
Women’s Artistic Team All-Around Chen Yile
Liu Tingting
Liu Jinru
Luo Huan
Zhang Jin
Women’s Rhythmic Group All-Around Guo Qiqi
Hao Ting
Hu Yuhui
Huang Zhangjiayang
Liu Xin
Xu Yanshu

Rowing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Single Sculls Jiang Yan
Women’s Coxless Pair Lin Xinyu
Ju Rui
Men’s Double Sculls Liu Zhiyu
Zhang Liang
Women’s Double Sculls Lu Shiyu
Wang Yuwei
Men’s Quadruple Sculls Yu Xudi
Zang Ha
Liu Dang
Zhang Quan
Women’s Quadruple Sculls Chen Yunxia
Zhang Ling
Lyu Yang
Cui Xiaotong

Sailing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Laser Radial Zhang Dongshuang
Men’s Finn He Chen
Men’s 470 Zangjun Xu
Chao Wang
Women’s 470 Wei Mengxi
Gao Haiyan

Shooting

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions
(1) (2)
Yang Haoran
Zhao Zhonghao
Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions
(1) (2)
Shi Mengyao
Pei Ruijiao
Men’s 10m Air Rifle
(1) (2)
Hui Zicheng
Liu Yukun
Women’s 10m Air Rifle Zhao Ruozhu
Xu Hong
Mixed Team 10m Air Rifle
(1) (2)
Zhao Ruozhu
Yang Haoran
Eligible to Compete
Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Lin Junmin
Zhang Jian
Women’s 25m Pistol
(1) (2)
Zhang Jingjing
Xiong Yaxuan
Men’s 10m Air Pistol Peng Wei
Wu Jiayu
Women’s 10m Air Pistol
(1) (2)
Wang Qian
Qian Wei
Mixed Team 10m Air Pistol
(1) (2)
Wang Qian
Wang Meng Yi
Eligible to Compete
Men’s Trap Yu Haicheng
Women’s Trap
(1) (2)
Wang Xiaojing
Deng Weiyun
Mixed Team Trap Eligible to Compete
Women’s Skeet
(1) (2)
Zhang Donglian
Wei Meng

Swimming

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 100m Freestyle He Junyi
Men’s 200m Freestyle Sun Yang
Ji Xinjie
Men’s 400m Freestyle Sun Yang
Ji Xinjie
Men’s 800m Freestyle Sun Yang
Men’s 1500m Freestyle Sun Yang
Men’s 100m Backstroke Xu Jiayu
Men’s 200m Backstroke Xu Jiayu
Li Guangyuan
Men’s 100m Breaststroke Over 2 Eligible Athletes
Men’s 200m Breaststroke Qin Haiyang
Zhang Ruixuan
Men’s 100m Butterfly Li Zhuhao
Men’s 200m Individual Medley Wang Shun
Qin Haiyang
Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay Ji Xinjie
Wang Shun
Xu Jiayu
Sun Yang
Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay Xu Jiayu
Yan Zibei
Li Zhuhao
Cao Jiwen
He Junyi

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 50m Freestyle Liu Xiang
Wu Qingfeng
Women’s 100m Freestyle Yang Junxuan
Zhu Menghui
Women’s 200m Freestyle Yang Junxuan
Women’s 400m Freestyle Over 2 Eligible Athletes
Women’s 800m Freestyle Over 2 Eligible Athletes
Women’s 1500m Freestyle Over 2 Eligible Athletes
Women’s 100m Backstroke Fu Yuanhui
Chen Jie
Women’s 200m Backstroke Over 2 Eligible Athletes
Women’s 100m Breaststroke Yu Jingyao
Women’s 200m Breaststroke Over 2 Eligible Athletes
Women’s 100m Butterfly Zhang Yufei
Women’s 200m Butterfly Zhu Jiamin
Zhang Yufei
Women’s 200m Individual Medley Over 2 Eligible Athletes
Women’s 400m Individual Medley Ye Shiwen
Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay Zhu Menghui
Wu Qingfeng
Wang Jingzhuo
Yang Junxuan
Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay Yang Junxuan
Wang Jianjiahe
Li Bingjie
Zhang Yuhan
Ai Yanhan
Dong Jie
Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay Chen Jie
Yu Jingyao
Zhang Yufei
Yang Junxuan
Fu Yuanhui
Wang Yichun
Zhu Menghui
Women’s 10km Open Water Xin Xin

Table Tennis

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Singles From Team Quota
From Team Quota
Women’s Singles From Team Quota
From Team Quota
Men’s Team Fan Zhendong
Liang Jingkun
Lin Gaoyuan
Wang Chuqin
Xu Xin
Women’s Team Ding Ning
Chen Meng
Liu Shiwen
Wang Manyu
Sun Yingsha

Tennis

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Singles Wang Qiang

Volleyball

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Indoor Volleyball Yuan Xinyue
Zhu Ting
Gong Xiangyu
Wang Yuanyuan
Zeng Chunlei
Zhang Changning
Liu Xiaotong
Yao Di
Li Yingying
Zheng Yixin
Lin Li
Ding Xia
Yan Ni
Wang Mengjie

Wrestling

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Freestyle -125kg Deng Zhiwei
Women’s Freestyle -50kg Sun Yanan
Women’s Freestyle -53kg Pang Qianyu
Women’s Freestyle -57kg Rong Ningning
Women’s Freestyle -76kg Zhou Qian