|LI Xiaopeng China
Discipline: Mens Artistic
|Last update: 30/10/2011|
|Date of birth:||27/07/1981||Age:||33|
|Height:||162 cm/5.3 ft||Weight:||52 kg/114.6 lb|
|Place of birth:||HUNAN||
|Start Discipline (year):||1987|
|First Int. Competition (year):||1997|
|National Team Since (year):||1997|
|Head coach:||Xiong Chen (CHN)|
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|This is "Mr P. Bars" and the most decorated Chinese gymnast after Li Ning. He is the 2000 Olympic Champion and twice World Champion (2002 and 2003) on this apparatus. Voted 2003 World Gymnast of the Year. Also very strong on Vault. His first World Championships was in Lausanne in 1997 when he became China's youngest world (Team) champion ever at the age of 16. 2000 Olympic and three times World Team Champion (1997, 1999, 2003); 1999 and 2002 World Champion on Vault; 1998 World Cup holder on Floor; 2002 World Cup holder on P. Bars.
He was disapointed in Athens 2004, only earning the bronze on Parallel Bars.
Xiaopeng is also an excellent all-arounder in Sydney he competed on all apparatus apart from Pommels, and took 5th position on Floor.
He is a product of the famous Hunan Gymnastics School and coached by CHEN Xiong.
Hard worker, tough character and a very reliable gymnast for any team competition! His first World Championships was in Lausanne'97- Team Gold, P. Bars - Silver and Floor- Bronze medal.
Li contributed strongly also to the Chinese Team victory in Tianjin 1999.
2002 Champion of China on P. Bars.
2002 Li Ning Cup - Gold on Vault.
2002 Asian Games in Busan - Gold Medals Pbars and Floor, Bronze on Vault.
2002 Glasgow Grand Prix, Gold P. Bars.
He admires Li Ning, Li Jing and Li Xiashuang for bringing glory to his country in the past years, and is one of their best followers in keeping China's glorious traditions in Men's Gymnastics.
|All Around||2008||BEIJING||Games of the XXIX Olympiad|
|Parallel Bars||1||16.450||2008||BEIJING||Games of the XXIX Olympiad|
|Parallel Bars||1||16.450||2006||SAO PAULO||13th Artistic Gymnastics World Cup Final|
|Parallel Bars||1||9.575||1998||SABAE||9th Artistic Gymnastics World Cup Final|
|Parallel Bars||1||16.775||2008||TIANJIN||Tianjin FIG World Cup Competition in Artistic Gymnastics|
|Horizontal Bar||2||16.100||2008||TIANJIN||Tianjin FIG World Cup Competition in Artistic Gymnastics|
|Parallel Bars||1||16.250||1||16.500||2008||COTTBUS||Turnier der Meister|
|Horizontal Bar||3||15.975||2||15.925||2008||COTTBUS||Turnier der Meister|
|Parallel Bars||1||16.300||1||16.350||2006||STUTTGART||24th DTB Pokal|