Wang Jianjiahe

Wang Jianjiahe (Chinese: 王简嘉禾; pinyin: Wáng Jiǎn Jiā Hé; born 17 July 2002) is a Chinese swimmer.[2] She competed in the women's 1500 metre freestyle event at the 2018 Asian Games, winning the gold medal. She competed in the 2018 Fina Short Course World Championships in Hangzhou, China her home country and won her first World Championship gold in the Women's 800 meter freestyle gold, and won silver in the Women's 400 meter freestyle. She also added a gold in the women's 4 x 200 meter freestyle relay, swimming the anchor leg.[3][4][5] At the 2018 FINA Swimming World Cup she achieved a gold medal in the 400m freestyle event in a world record time of 3:53.97.

Wang Jianjiahe
Personal information
Full name王简嘉禾
Wang Jianjiahe
National teamChina
Born (2002-07-17) 17 July 2002
Anshan, Liaoning
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
ClubLiaoning Swimming Team


  1. "从冠军摇篮出来的超级女生 王简嘉禾无心插柳反成冠军_体育_腾讯网". (in Chinese). Tencent Sports. Retrieved 7 March 2019. ……,王简嘉禾出生于鞍山的一个跟体育毫无关系的普通家庭。父母把俩人的姓,加上“家和”的谐音,寓意一家人“和和睦睦”。(.. Wang Jianjiahe was born in Anshan, an ordinary family that has nothing to do with sports. Parents put the surnames of the two people together with the homonym of "Jia He", which means the "harmonious family".)
  2. "Wang Jianjiahe". Asian Games 2018. Retrieved 19 August 2018.
  3. "Swimming: Women's 1500m Freestyle". Asian Games 2018. Retrieved 19 August 2018.
  4. "Wang Jianjiahe Wins World Title in 800 Free". 13 December 2018. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  5. "Wang Jianjiahe aids China win in women's 4x200 free at Hangzhou Worlds - Xinhua -". Retrieved 16 December 2018.
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