Zhao Jing (swimmer)

This is a Chinese name; the family name is Zhao.
Zhao Jing
Personal information
Full name Zhao Jing
National team  China
Born (1990-12-31) December 31, 1990
Wuhan, Hubei
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 59 kg (130 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke
Club Zhejiang

Zhao Jing (simplified Chinese: 赵菁; traditional Chinese: 趙菁; pinyin: Zhào Jīng; born December 31, 1990) is a female Chinese former[1] competitive swimmer, backstroke specialist, and world record-holder. Zhao swam at the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Olympics, winning a bronze medal in the women's 4x100-meter medley relay in 2008. She has also won gold medals as a member of Chinese teams at the 2009, 2011 and 2013 World Aquatics Championships, and the 2010 short course world championships. She also won individual world titles in the 50-meter backstroke in 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013, and the 100-meter backstroke in 2011.


See also


  1. Anderson, Jared (September 10, 2014). "China names 61-swimmer Asian Games team – Sun Yang's back and he's got company". Swimswam. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
Preceded by
Anastasia Zuyeva
World record holder
Women's 50 m backstroke (long course)

30 July 2009 – present
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Marieke Guehrer
World record holder
Women's 50 m backstroke (short course)

10 November – 12 December 2009
Succeeded by
Sanja Jovanović

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