Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen was born 1st March, 1996 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang. Her father, Ye Qingsong was a runner and mother, Ning Yiqing was a long jumper, works in a washing machine company. She started swimming at her 6 years old. By her 10 years she won gold at the Zhejiang Provincial Games. She won 2 gold medals at the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games in 200m and 400m individual medley and 2 gold medals at the 2012 London Olympics Games in 200m and 400m individual medley.
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