Li Zhesi

Li Zhesi (Chinese: 李哲思; pinyin: Li Zhésī or Liz Li; born 7 August 1995 in Shenyang, Liaoning) is a female Chinese swimmer, who competed for Team China at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Li Zhesi
College teamOhio State University

In June 2012, the Chinese Anti-Doping Agency announced Li tested positive for the performance-enhancing drug erythropoietin (EPO). She was dropped from the Olympic team.[1][2]

Major achievements

  • 2007 National Intercity Games – 1st; 50m free
  • 2007 National Winter Championships – 1st; 50m free
  • 2009 FINA World Championships – 1st (World Record); 4 × 100 m medley relay


  1. ""China's Li Zhesi to miss London Olympics, says official." Xinhua".
  2. "China's Li Zhesi Tests Positive for EPO". Swimming World Magazine. June 9, 2012. Retrieved June 11, 2012.

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