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Li Ning

Full name: Li Ning
Original name: 李 寧
Gender: Male
Height: 5'5" (164 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: September 8, 1963 in Liuzhou, Guangxi, China
Country: CHN China
Sport: Gymnastics

Related Olympians: Husband of Chen Yongyan.

Medals: 3 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze (6 Total)

Biography

The first Olympic star from China, gymnast Li Ning won six Olympic medals at the 1984 Olympics, with gold medals in the rings, pommelled horse and floor. In addition, he won silver in the team all-around and the horse vault, and a bronze in the individual all-around. Li also won 11 World Championship medals, including world titles in the rings (1985) and the team all-around (1983). Retiring after the 1988 Olympics, Li founded Li Ning Company Ltd., a sports shoes and apparel manufacturer, which has since become one of the leading brands in China. During the Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Olympics, Li was the last torchbearer, and allowed to light the Olympic Flame, doing so being lifted into the air with cables.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around China CHN 3 Bronze
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around China CHN 2 Silver
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics Men's Floor Exercise China CHN 1 Gold
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics Men's Horse Vault China CHN 2T Silver
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars China CHN 6
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar China CHN 34T QR
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics Men's Rings China CHN 1T Gold
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics Men's Pommelled Horse China CHN 1T Gold
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around China CHN 50 QR
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around China CHN 4
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics Men's Floor Exercise China CHN 5
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics Men's Horse Vault China CHN 86 QR
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars China CHN 84T QR
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar China CHN 12T QR
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics Men's Rings China CHN 39T QR
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics Men's Pommelled Horse China CHN 43T QR

Men's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS QP FP CEP OEP
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final Standings 3 118.575
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final 3 118.575 59.225 59.35
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final Floor Exercise 1T 9.90
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final Horse Vault 1 9.95
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final Parallel Bars 3T 9.90
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final Horizontal Bar 2T 9.90
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final Rings 7 9.80
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final Pommelled Horse 6T 9.90
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Qualifying 2 QU 118.45 59.05 59.40
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Qualifying Floor Exercise 1T QU 19.85 9.90 9.95
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Qualifying Horse Vault 4T QU 19.75 10.00 9.75
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Qualifying Parallel Bars 6T QU 19.75 9.85 9.90
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Qualifying Horizontal Bar 34T 19.40 9.50 9.90
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Qualifying Rings 2T QU 19.80 9.80 10.00
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Qualifying Pommelled Horse 1T QU 19.90 10.00 9.90
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics China Final Standings 50 QR
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics China Qualifying 50 114.95 57.15 57.80
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics China Qualifying Floor Exercise 4 QU 19.85 9.90 9.95
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics China Qualifying Horse Vault 86 18.40 9.25 9.15
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics China Qualifying Parallel Bars 84T 18.60 9.00 9.60
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics China Qualifying Horizontal Bar 12T 19.60 9.80 9.80
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics China Qualifying Rings 39T 19.35 9.40 9.95
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics China Qualifying Pommelled Horse 43T 19.15 9.80 9.35

Men's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China CHN Final Standings 2
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics China CHN Final Standings 4

Men's Floor Exercise

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS QP FP
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final Standings 1 19.925
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final 1 19.925 9.925 10.00
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics China Final Standings 5 19.800
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics China Final 5 19.800 9.925 9.875

Men's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS QP FP
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final Standings 2T 19.825
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final 2T 19.825 9.875 9.950
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics China Final Standings 86 QR

Men's Parallel Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS QP FP
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final Standings 6 19.775
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final 6 19.775 9.875 9.90
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics China Final Standings 84T QR

Men's Horizontal Bar

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final Standings 34T QR
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics China Final Standings 12T QR

Men's Rings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS QP FP
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final Standings 1T 19.850
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final 1T 19.850 9.900 9.95
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics China Final Standings 39T QR

Men's Pommelled Horse

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS QP FP
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final Standings 1T 19.950
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Gymnastics China Final 1T 19.950 9.950 10.00
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Gymnastics China Final Standings 43T QR