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Li Zhuhao (born January 9, 1999) is a Chinese competitive swimmer, specializing in butterfly. At the 2014 Asian Games, he won the silver medal in the 100 metre butterfly and the gold medal in the 4 × 100 m medley relay, setting the Asian Games record.[1]

Li Zhuhao
Kazan 2015 - Li Zhuhao 100m butterfly.JPG
Personal information
Full nameLi Zhuhao
李朱濠
NationalityChina China
Born (1999-01-09) January 9, 1999 (age 20)
Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesButterfly
ClubZhejiang

In August 2015, Li competed in the World Championships in Kazan, Russia. In the semifinals of the 100 meter butterfly he broke the junior world record with a time of 51.33.[2] He finished 8th in the final. A month later in Huangshan, Li broke the junior world record in the 200 meter butterfly (again in long course) with a time of 1:55.52.[3]

On August 13, Li finished 5th in the finals of the 100 m butterfly at the Olympic Games in Rio.

Personal bests (long course)Edit

As of July 29, 2017
Event Time Meet Date Note(s)
50 m butterfly 23.36 Chinese National Championships April 11, 2017 NR
100 m butterfly 50.96 2017 World Aquatics Championships July 29, 2017 NR [4]
200 m butterfly 1:55.09[5] Chinese National Championships April 13, 2017

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "China Sets Asian Record in 400 Free Relay to Close Night". Swimming World Magazine. 24 September 2014. Retrieved 27 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Li Zhuhao Resets His Hours-Old World Junior Record in the 100 Fly". Swimswam. 7 August 2015. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  3. ^ "World JRs: Li Zhuhao (1:55 200BU) & Wang Lizhou (59.7 100BR) In Huangshan". Swimvortex. 8 September 2015. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  4. ^ Lord, Craig (April 9, 2016). "Li Zhuhao, 16, matches shiny suit China 100 'fly mark at 51.24 in Zhejiang gold rush". Swimvortex. Retrieved April 10, 2016.
  5. ^ https://swimswam.com/li-zhuhao-lowers-200-fly-junior-world-record-155-09/

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