Li Ning

Born Mar 10, 1963

Li Ning is a well-known Chinese gymnast and entrepreneur. He was born in an ethnic Zhuang family.

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1963 Birth Born on March 10, 1963.


1980 17 Years Old Li started training at the age of eight and was selected into the national team in 1980.
1982 19 Years Old In 1982, he won six of the seven medals awarded at the Sixth World Cup Gymnastic Competition, earning him the title "Prince of Gymnastics" (体操王子/體操王子).


1984 21 Years Old Li is most famous for winning 6 medals at the 1984 Summer Olympics, which was the first Olympics in which the People's Republic of China participated. … Read More
1988 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Li took part in his second 1988 Olympics in Seoul despite carrying injuries. … Read More


2008 45 Years Old At the 2008 Summer Olympics Li Ning ignited the cauldron at the opening ceremony after being hoisted high into the air with cables and miming running around the rim of the stadium. Li is married to Chen Yongyan, a fellow gymnast who won an Olympic bronze in 1984.


2014 51 Years Old According to Hurun Report's China Rich List 2014, he has an estimated fortune of RMB 5 billion, making him the 407th wealthiest person in China. … Read More
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