Bingjie Li

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Li Bingjie is a Chinese National swimmer born on March 3, 2002.  At the Chinese National Championships on April 1, 2017, Bingjie won the 400M free with a then World Leading time of 4:02.52.

See race video of Bingjie’s 4:02.52 performance here:

2017 World Championships

Bingjie finished third in the 400m Free behind the two Americans, Katie Ledecky and Leah Smith. Her time of 4:03.25 was well behind second place finisher, Leah Smith, and off her time from the Chinese Nationals.

Bingjie swam the anchor on China’s 4x200m Free Relay to help them win the silver medal, splitting a time of 1:55.46, fastest split on the Chinese team.

Day seven Bingjie won silver in the women’s 800m freestyle final. She dropped an impressive swim, 8:15.46, crushing her Asian record.

2018 Asian Games

Bingjie pulled her biggest international medal haul to date in Jakarta, scoring 5 medals over the course of the meet. She won her first international 200 free title (1:56.74) as well as led off China’s victorious 4×200 free relay. She also took triple silver in the 400-800-1500 behind her Chinese teammate Wang Jianjiahe.

International Medals

Place Event Year Meet
Gold 200 Free 2018 Asian Games
Gold 800 Freestyle Relay 2018 Asian Games
Silver 400 Free 2018 Asian Games
Silver 800 Free 2018 Asian Games
Silver 1500 Free 2018 Asian Games
Silver 800 Free 2017 World Championships
Silver 800 Freestyle Relay 2017 World Championships
Bronze 400 Free 2017 World Championships

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
lcm 200 Free 1:56.74 08/22/18 2018 Asian Games
Jakarta, Indonesia
lcm 400 Free 4:02.52 04/01/17 2017 Chinese National Championships
Qingdao, China
lcm 800 Free 8:15.46 07/29/17 2017 FINA World Championships
Budapest, Hungary
Li Bingjie 2017 World Championships Budapest, Hungary (photo: Mike Lewis) Li Bingjie 2017 World Championships Budapest, Hungary (photo: Mike Lewis) Li Bingjie (photo: Mike Lewis) Li Bingjie (photo: Mike Lewis) Li Bingjie (photo: Mike Lewis) Li Bingjie (photo: Mike Lewis) Bingjie Li 2017 World Championships Budapest, Hungary (photo: Mike Lewis)

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