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Wang Jue

Wang Jue

Wang Jue

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Height186cm / 6’1”NationalityChina
Weight106kg / 234lbsHometownShanghai, China

Wang Jue is an accomplished rugby player who converted to sailing and recently returned to the sport he loves after an eight-year hiatus.

Jue first got a taste for the sport when selected by the Shanghai provincial sailing team during high school. After years of hard training, he got the call-up to join the China Team for the 32nd America’s Cup and later competed in the Extreme Sailing Series.

To earn his place on the team, Jue took part in a number of tests, looking at body composition, strength and grinding and, following a successful trial, was recruited to the China SailGP Team.

Jue currently lives in Valencia where he is training in the Olympic Finn class and spends a lot of his spare time in the gym. He is capable of bench pressing one and a half times his own body-weight.

“Sailing is my lifelong dream and I’m very happy to get back to the sport I love. I am very eager to be part of the China SailGP Team and looking forward to competing under the China flag.”