Qin Haiyang is a competitive swimmer who represents China internationally.
2017 Chinese Nationals/World Championships
At the Chinese nationals in April, Qin broke 2 world junior records in the 200 breast (2:08.71) and 200 IM (1:57.54). A few months later in Budapest, Qin swam both events, advancing to semi finals in the 200 breast but 15th overall. In the 200 IM, he advanced to finals, where he placed 6th overall in yet another WJR (1:57.04).
2017 National Games of China
Competing in Tianjin at the 13th Annual National Games of China, Qin lowered his own world junior record in the 200 breast by over a second, touching the wall at 2:07.35.
2018 Asian Games
In Jakarta, Qin earned double individual bronze in both the 200 breast (2:08.07) and the 200 IM (1:57.09). He earned a gold medal by swimming in the prelims of the 4×100 medley relay, which went on to set an Asian record and barely edge Japan for 1st place in finals. Qin also swam the 100 breast where he placed 5th (1:00.24).
2018 Short Course World Championships
In his home country of China, Qin earned a silver medal in the 200 breaststroke, setting a new Asian record (2:01.15) in the process.