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List of the greatest Olympic athletes from China, with photos when available. These are the best Chinese Olympians of all time who have had the honor of representing their country at the prestigious Olympic games. Chinese athletes from every era all have their place in the Olympic history books, but which Chinese Olympian is the best of them all? You can decide who the greatest Olympic competitor from China is by how many medals they took back to their country, but that isn't the only factor that comes into play when considering who the best really is.

List contains athletes like Pang Qing and Na Jiang.

This list answers the questions, "Who is the best Chinese Olympian of all time?" and "Who are the greatest Olympians from China?"

America, Russia and Great Britain have the most Olympic medals out of every country that has been represented in the Olympics, but it doesn't mean that Olympic competitors from other nations don't deserve accolades as well. Vote for your favorite China Olympic athletes on this list, and downvote the ones that you don't think had a huge impact on China.

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Qinan Zhu is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
Qinan Zhu Men's 10m air rifle

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Yao Shi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Lin Dan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
Lin Dan Men's Badminton, singles

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Li Xiaopeng is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
Li Xiaopeng Men's Parallel bars, Men's Gymnastics, team competition

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Rui Sun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Shuang Zhang is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Yu Jing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Jiayu Liu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Shanshan Cui is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Linuo Wang is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Baiwei Yu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Yue Lou is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Ma Rui is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Chaoqing Song is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

The Best Olympic Athletes in Diving

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Lu Chunlong is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
Lu Chunlong Men's trampoline

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QI Xueting is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Guo Wenjun is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
Guo Wenjun Women's 10m air pistol

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Deng Linlin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Tianyu Fu is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Liang Tang is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Dong Dong is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
Dong Dong Men's trampoline

The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball

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Jin Fengling is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Chunli Wang is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Zhang Chengye is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Ziwei Su is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Cui Huo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Ben Zhang is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Anqi Tan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

The Hottest Female Swimmers

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Dandan Jia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Fu Chunyan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Chang Yongxiang is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
Chang Yongxiang Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Welterweight 66 - 74kg

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Yingchao Kong is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Qin Kai is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
Qin Kai Men's 3 metre springboard

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Qi Guangpu is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Chen Ruolin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
Chen Ruolin Women's synchronized 10 metre platform, Women's 10 metre platform

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Long Qingquan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
Long Qingquan Men's Weightlifting, Bantamweight -56kg

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Xu Li is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
Xu Li Women's Freestyle Wrestling^! Lightweight 48 - 55kg

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Li Hongxue is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Xing Aihua is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
Xing Aihua

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He Wenna is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
He Wenna Women's trampoline

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Sun Zhifeng is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
Sun Zhifeng

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Li Xin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

The Greatest Storytelling Songs in Rap/Hip-Hop

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He Kexin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
He Kexin Women's Gymnastics, team competition, Women's Uneven bars

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Sun Qinghai is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Ma Lin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
Ma Lin Men's Table Tennis, Singles

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Liang Wenhao is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
Liang Wenhao

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Yang Wei is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
Yang Wei Men's Gymnastics, individual all-round, Men's Gymnastics

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Haijing Huang is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China

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Ni Hong is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China
Ni Hong Women's Sabre team

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Fujin Gao is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from China