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 he 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). … Read More


1988 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Li took part in his second 1988 Olympics despite carrying injuries. … Read More


2000 37 Years Old Li was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 2000, becoming the first Chinese inductee. 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.
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