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

Athletics

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 100m Su Bingtian
Men’s 110m Hurdles Xie Wenjun
Men’s 20km Walk Over 3 Eligible Athletes
Men’s 50km Walk Over 3 Eligible Athletes

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 20km Walk Over 3 Eligible Athletes
Women’s Marathon Li Zhixuan
He Yinli
Women’s Pole Vault Li Ling
Women’s Shot Put Gong Lijiao
Women’s Hammer Throw Wang Zheng
Luo Na
Women’s Javelin Throw Lyu Huihui

Cycling

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Road Race Lyu Xianjing

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

Gymnastics

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Individual Artistic Events From Team Quota
From Team Quota
From Team Quota
From Team Quota
Men’s Team Artistic All-Around Deng Shudi
Lin Chaopan
Sun Wei
Xiao Ruoteng
Zou Jingyuan
Women’s Individual Artistic Events From Team Quota
From Team Quota
From Team Quota
From Team Quota
Women’s Team Artistic All-Around Chen Yile
Liu Tingting
Liu Jinru
Luo Huan
Zhang Jin

Sailing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Laser Radial Zhang Dongshuang
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 Shi Mengyao
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 Zhang Jingjing
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 Zhang Donglian

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
Men’s 800m Freestyle Sun Yang
Men’s 1500m Freestyle Sun Yang
Men’s 100m Backstroke Xu Jiayu
Men’s 200m Backstroke Over 2 Eligible Athletes
Men’s 100m Breaststroke Yan Zibei
Wang Lizhou
Men’s 200m Breaststroke Qin Haiyang
Zhang Ruixuan
Men’s 100m Butterfly Li Zhuhao
Men’s 200m Individual Medley Wang Shun
Qin Haiyang

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 50m Freestyle Liu Xiang
Wu Qingfeng
Women’s 100m Freestyle Yang Junxuan
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 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 Ye Shiwen
Chen Xinyi
Women’s 400m Individual Medley Ye Shiwen

Tennis

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Singles Wang Qiang