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Chinese Athletes at the 2016 Summer Olympics

China Medal Count (Tally) 2016 Olympics

Rank Country Country Name Gold Silver Bronze Total

China made its debut at the 1952 Summer Olympics held in Helsinki, Finland.

The 2016 Rio Olympic Games, to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 to 21, 2016, would see a participation of 243 Chinese athletes. They would compete in 21 sporting events.

Some of the games in which the Chinese players would participate, include equestrian, gymnasts, taekwondo, volleyball, water polo, weightlifting, swimming, football (women's tournament), field hockey (women's tournament), boxing, basketball (men's tournament), and other games.

The Chinese women's hockey team has secured a place at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

361°, a Chinese sportswear company, will provide around 106,500 uniforms for the technical personnel as well as the volunteers at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The company has been announced as an official supporter of the games.

China had sent 396 athletes to the 2012 Summer Olympics held in London, England. Of these, 171 were men and 225 were women. China came second on the table bagging a total of 88 medals - 38 gold, 28 silver, and 22 bronze.

The 2016 Games in Numbers

  • Sports : 35
  • Athletes Participating : 400
  • Events : 208

List of China Competitors Participating in the Rio Games

Field hockey01818
Modern pentathlon224
Synchronized swimming99
Table tennis448
Water polo01313

China Olympic Team at 2016 Rio Olympics

S.N.Athletes NamesSports
1Lin DanBadminton
2Wang YihanBadminton
3Chen LongBadminton
4Li XueruiBadminton
5Fu HaifengBadminton
6Zhao YunleiBadminton
7Ma JinBadminton
8Zhang NanBadminton
9Yu YangBadminton
10Tang YuantingBadminton
11Xu ChenBadminton
12Chai BiaoBadminton
13Hong WeiBadminton
14Luo YingBadminton
15Luo YuBadminton
16Zhou QiBasketball
17Yi JianlianBasketball
18Wang ZhelinBasketball
19Guo AilunBasketball
20Zhou PengBasketball
21Li MuhaoBasketball
22Li GenBasketball
23Zhao JiweiBasketball
24Zhai XiaochuanBasketball
25Shao TingBasketball
26Chen NanBasketball
27Ding YanyuhangBasketball
28Ren CancanBoxing
29Wu MinxiaDiving
30Qiu BoDiving
31He ZiDiving
32Chen AisenDiving
33Chen RuolinDiving
34Cao YuanDiving
35Qin KaiDiving
36Si YajieDiving
37Lin YueDiving
38Shi TingmaoDiving
39Ren XiDiving
40Alex Hua TianEquestrian
41Lei ShengFencing
42Chen HaiweiFencing
43Shen ChenFencing
44Xu AnqiFencing
45Sun YujieFencing
46Li HongxiaField hockey
47Peng YangField hockey
48Shanshan FengGolf
49Li HaotongGolf
50Wu AshunGolf
51Xi Yu LinGolf
52Shang ChunsongGymnastics
53Fan YilinGymnastics
54Wang YanGymnastics
55Zhang ChenglongGymnastics
56Tan JiaxinGymnastics
57Mao YiGymnastics
58Deng ShudiGymnastics
59Chen QianModern pentathlon
60Xu LijiaSailing
61Du LiShooting
62Yi SilingShooting
63Wei NingShooting
64Zhu QinanShooting
65Zhao LinaSoccer
66Wu HaiyanSoccer
67Wang ShanshanSoccer
68Ma XiaoxuSoccer
69Sun YangSwimming
70Ning ZetaoSwimming
71Ye ShiwenSwimming
72Chen XinyiSwimming
73Lu YingSwimming
74Li ZhuhaoSwimming
75Tang YiSwimming
76Wang ShunSwimming
77Xu JiayuSwimming
78Huang XuechenSynchronized swimming
79Ma LongTable tennis
80Zhang JikeTable tennis
81Ding NingTable tennis
82Liu ShiwenTable tennis
83Li XiaoxiaTable tennis
84Wu JingyuTaekwondo
85Zhang ShuaiTennis
86Peng ShuaiTennis
87Zheng SaisaiTennis
88Wang QiangTennis
89Xu YifanTennis
90Su BingtianTrack & field
91Zhang GuoweiTrack & field
92Zhang PeimengTrack & field
93Liu HongTrack & field
94Mo YouxueTrack & field
95Gong LijiaoTrack & field
96Xie ZhenyeTrack & field
97Dong BinTrack & field
98Chen DingTrack & field
99Liu TingtingTrack & field
100Wei YongliTrack & field
101Wang ZhenTrack & field
102Wang JiananTrack & field
103Xie WenjunTrack & field
104Dong DongTrampoline
105He WennaTrampoline
106Gao LeiTrampoline
107Hui RuoqiVolleyball
108Zhu TingVolleyball
109Wei QiuyueVolleyball
110Zhang ChangningVolleyball
111Ding XiaVolleyball
112Yuan XinyueVolleyball
113Xu YunliVolleyball
114Yang FangxuVolleyball
115Lü XiaojunWeightlifting
116Tian TaoWeightlifting
117Yang ZheWeightlifting
118Chen LijunWeightlifting
119Long QingquanWeightlifting
120Deng WeiWeightlifting

China Olympic Medals Table

Olympic GamesGoldSilverBronze
Sochi 2014 Winter Games342
London 2012 Summer Games382723
Vancouver 2010 Winter Games524
Beijing 2008 Summer Games512128
Turin 2006 Winter Games245
Athens 2004 Summer Games321714
Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Games224
Sydney 2000 Summer Games281614
Nagano 1998 Winter Games062
Atlanta 1996 Summer Games162112
Lillehammer 1994 Winter Games012
Albertville 1992 Winter Games030
Barcelona 1992 Summer Games162216
Seoul 1988 Summer Games61312
Los Angeles 1984 Summer Games1589

Last Updated On : August 08, 2016

Olympic Athletes - Rio 2016 Summer Olympics

Team USA defeated team Serbia to win its third straight basketball gold medal in Men’s Basketball tournament. The winning team’s coach Mike Krzyzewski was utmost delighted with his team’s victory on the final day of Rio 2016 Olympic Games. USA won by a 19-15 lead and this is their 25th straight victory at the Olympic Games in addition to the 15th straight victory in the basketball tournament. 

Mo Farah of Great Britain has bagged the gold by winning the 5000 meters final and completed the double double. According to media reports, with this victory Farah has become the second man in the history of Olympics to be able to successfully defend his 5000 and 10000 Olympic championships. His victory is being hailed on Twitter with some calling him the greatest long distance runner of all time. Meanwhile, the silver medal has gone to Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo and Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia has bagged the bronze.

In the women's event, Caster Semenya of South Africa won the Olympic gold in the 800m. She won in one minute 55.28 seconds.  Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi won the silver medal and Kenya's Margaret Nyairera Wambui bagged the bronze.

Chen Long of China has taken gold medal in the Rio Olympics 2016 after defeating Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, who has won a silver in men’s badminton today. Lee was facing pressure not to lose the match. He beat Lin Dan of China in the semi-final. Lee and Lin, both are considered to be the best players of their time. With Lee’s defeat, Malaysia has missed out the chance of getting an Olympic gold medal.


Italy came up with a win and is heading to men's volleyball final against Brazil, after defeating USA. The US men's volleyball team tried all their survival skills, but could not stand in front of Italy. The winning team's thriller was 30-28, 26-28, 9-25, 25-22, 15-9. After it was over, US coach John Speraw said that the team was not skilled enough and they did not execute on some of the opportunities, which Italy flawlessly did

French boxer Estelle Mossely celebrated her 24th birthday by winning a gold medal in Women’s lightweight boxing championship. She defeated China’s Yin Junhua after the end of four rounds that had the two defending champions leveled on the scorecards of three judges. The bronze medals were earned by Mira Potkonen of Finland and Anastasia Beliakova of Russia.

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