A beach volleyball player for China, C. Xue stands at a towering 191 centimetres (6 ft 3 in) in height. She honed her skills in Sanya, Hainan, despite calling Fuzhou home.

She also worked out in California with instructor Dane Selznick. X. Wang and she competed in the 2020 Olympics, which will be hosted in Tokyo. As a kid, Xue Chen tried his hand at basketball, but he quickly grew to despise the sport due to the rough nature of it.

Xue Chen Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

From the ages of 10-13, she played indoor volleyball before switching to beach volleyball. In the year 2000, she enrolled in the Fuzhou Sports Training School to begin preparing for a professional sports career.

She joined the Chinese national beach volleyball team in 2002 after attending the Athletic Sports College of Fuzhou. In 2005, Xue Chen competed in two events on the Swatch-FIVB World Tour alongside You Wenhui, and they won the FIVB Top Rookie award that year.

C. Xue Overcoming Obstacles at Her Third Olympics

Beach volleyball superstar C. Xue of China understood that participating in the Tokyo Olympics would be quite different from her previous Olympic experiences. Where she and her partner Zhang Xi won bronze in Beijing in 2008 and fourth in London in 2012.

To begin with, it would be a lot harder to qualify. Xue Chen , who is 32 years old, and his partner Xinxin Wang have not been active participants on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.

Instead, they decided to focus on the Asian Continental Cup Finals, where they faced daunting odds after losing their first match.

C. Xue and Zhang Xi Pair

In 2010, the duo achieved remarkable success, including a Grand Slam victory in Moscow, Russia. When they defeated the Brazilian combo França-Silva in the FIVB World Tour Women’s Final on August 21, 2010, in land, Finland,[5] it was an incredible achievement.

They were the champions of the 2009 and 2010 Asian Beach Volleyball Championships, both held in Haikou, China. They followed that up with gold medal performances at the Sanya Open on Hainan, the Guangzhou Asian Games, and the Asian Beach Games.

In 2010, C. Xue and Zhang concluded the season as the top-ranked duo in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Rankings, having begun the year in the fourth spot.


The 17-year-old C. Xue won the $400,000 China Shanghai Jinshan Open on May 28, 2006, making him the youngest player to ever win a major tournament.

Later that year, C. Xue and Zhang Xi took home the gold medal from the 2006 Asian Games women’s team competition. During the 2008 Summer Olympics, the duo also took bronze in women’s beach volleyball.

C. Xue and Zhang, the Chinese representatives in the women’s beach volleyball tournament at the 2012 London Olympics, placed fourth. She and X. Wang participated in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.