China

Best Sports

2019

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Table Tennis 288 36.2
2 Taekwondo 181 22.7
3 Freestyle Skiing 87 10.9
4 Short Track 64 8.1
5 Archery 57 7.2
6 Football 40 5.0 -1
7 Figure Skating 38 4.8 -1
8 Snowboarding 15 1.9 -1
9 Speedskating 15 1.8 -1
10 Track Cycling 4 0.5 -1

2018

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Shooting 360 15.6 3
2 Weightlifting 316 13.7
3 Volleyball 240 10.4 5
4 Artistic Gymnastics 237 10.2 3
5 Badminton 157 6.8 1
6 Diving 142 6.1 -1
7 Short Track 113 4.9 3
8 Basketball 105 4.5
9 Wrestling Free 100 4.3 9
10 Trampoline 72 3.1 2

2017

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Swimming 343 14.0 3
2 Athletics 275 11.3 1
3 Table Tennis 240 9.8 3
4 Shooting 218 8.9 -3
5 Diving 140 5.7 2
6 Badminton 130 5.3 3
7 Artistic Gymnastics 128 5.2 4
8 Taekwondo 125 5.1 4
9 Volleyball 125 5.1 -7
10 Short Track 114 4.7 -5

2016

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Shooting 378 12.0 6
2 Volleyball 350 11.1 10
3 Athletics 315 10.0 -1
4 Swimming 258 8.2 -3
5 Short Track 242 7.7 1
6 Table Tennis 228 7.2 -3
7 Diving 190 6.0 3
8 Weightlifting 142 4.5 -3
9 Badminton 132 4.2 2
10 Football 125 4.0 -6

2015

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Swimming 345 10.4
2 Athletics 341 10.3
3 Table Tennis 305 9.2 8
4 Football 200 6.0 8
5 Short Track 188 5.7 -3
6 Weightlifting 188 5.7 -2
7 Shooting 184 5.5 -6
8 Basketball 180 5.4 1
9 Artistic Gymnastics 164 4.9 -3
10 Diving 148 4.5 -3

China Positions

2019

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 10
Gender:Men 15
Gender:Women 5
Continent:Asia 3
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 35
Gender:Men 35
Gender:Women 34
Continent:Asia 5

2018

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 6
Gender:Men 10
Gender:Women 3
Continent:Asia 2
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 54
Gender:Men 53
Gender:Women 50
Continent:Asia 11

2017

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 6
Gender:Men 10
Gender:Women 2
Continent:Asia 1
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 59
Gender:Men 59
Gender:Women 56
Continent:Asia 11

2016

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 6
Gender:Men 9
Gender:Women 2
Continent:Asia 1
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 62
Gender:Men 61
Gender:Women 59
Continent:Asia 12

2015

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 3
Gender:Men 6
Gender:Women 2
Continent:Asia 1
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 60
Gender:Men 59
Gender:Women 55
Continent:Asia 11
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