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Li Qian
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Height 1.80 m
Nationality Chinese
Born 6 June 1990 (1990-06-06) (age 31)
Henan, China

Li Qian (Chinese: 李倩; pinyin: Lǐ Qiàn; born 6 June 1990) is a Chinese boxer. She won the bronze medal in the women's middleweight class at the 2016 Summer Olympics, and a silver medal in the same event at the delayed 2020 Summer Olympics.

Career

Li was born in Henan. She and her parents moved to Ordos, Inner Mongolia in 2001. While studying at the Inner Mongolia Vocational College of Physical Education, she played basketball. Her height and arm length drew the attention of Chinese boxing team coach Ha Dabater, who recommended her for the Inner Mongolian boxing team in 2007. She won the bronze medal in the women's middleweight class at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. She won a silver medal in the middleweight event at the delayed 2020 Summer Olympics, losing to Lauren Price in the final.

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