LI Xiaopeng
Mens Artistic (China)
Last update: 30/10/2011


LI Xiaopeng China
Discipline: Mens Artistic
Last update: 30/10/2011 Print
Status: Retired
Licence No.: 00002604
Date of birth: 27/07/1981 Age: 33
Gender: Male
Height: 162 cm/5.3 ft Weight: 52 kg/114.6 lb
Place of birth: HUNAN Li_xiaopeng-photo

Hometown: HUNAN (CHN)
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Children: 0 boys
0 girls
Occupation: Gymnast
Languages Spoken: C
Start Discipline (year): 1987
First Int. Competition (year): 1997
National Team Since (year): 1997
Current Club: Hunan
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Head coach: Xiong Chen (CHN)
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Creation date: 1999-08-27
More about LI Xiaopeng:
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.

Other Achievements:
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.

vam 12-2004
Category Rank-F Score-F Rank-Q Score-Q Year Place Level
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