Ning Zetao (born March 6, 1993) is a Chinese competitive swimmer. Specializing in the freestyle, he won a gold medal in the 100 metre freestyle at the 2015 World Championships. At the 2014 Asian Games, he won gold medals in the 50 metre freestyle, 4 × 100 metre medley relay, 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay, and 100 metre freestyle, breaking the Asian records in the latter two events. Ning also swam in four events for China at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro Brazil, but he nor his team medaled in any of them.
Already wildly popular with millions of fans and online followers in China, once he made the Chinese Olympic team in Rio he quickly went viral with millions more around the world going wild over his cheeky good looks, lean 6’3” frame and killer abs.
Additionally, Ning has already graced the cover of Sports Illustrated China after he won the Sportsman of the Year in his home country as well as Men’s Health China.
As if that weren’t enough, Ning has also been building a successful modeling career, with a cover for GQ and Elle Magazines
He is also a former Lieutenant in the Chinese Navy.