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Ms Lingwei LI

Ms Lingwei LI

Lingwei LI
Entry in the IOC 2012
Country CHN (People's Republic of China)
Born 07 January 1964
Education
Doctor of Physical Education, Beijing Sport University, China

Career
Deputy Director-General, Tennis Administrative Center of General Administration of Sport of China (2010-); Deputy Director-General, Table Tennis and Badminton Administrative Center of General Administration of Sport of China (2008-2010); Deputy Director, International Relations Department of the Organising Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in 2008 in Beijing (BOCOG) (2003-2008); Member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (2003-2008); Representative of the Chinese People’s Congress (1998-2003)

Sports practised
Tennis, golf, swimming

Sports career
13 times world badminton championship titles, 48 gold medals in international and national badminton competitions (1980-1989)

Sports administration
Vice-President of the Chinese Badminton Association (2002-); member of the Executive Board of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) (2002-); member of the Executive Board of the Chinese Olympic Committee (2004-); Deputy Chair of the International Relations Commission of the BWF (2009-); Vice-Chair of the Women’s Commission of the BWF (2009-); Member of the Beijing Olympic City Development Association (BODA) (2009-)



Awards and distinctions
Four-time elected to ‘The Top Ten Athletes’ in China; Two-time on the list of ‘The Top Ten Coaches’ in China; Distinguished Service Award of the World Badminton Federation (BWF); Hall of Fame of the BWF; Medal of Honor of the World Labor Day in China; Medal of Honor of the Women’s Day in China; Numerous medals of honor at national level for athletic achievements; ‘Women and Sport Award’ of the IOC

IOC History
Member of the following Commissions: Olympic Programme (2007-), Entourage (2014-), Olympic Solidarity (2014-), Coordination for the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018 in Buenos Aires (2014-)