|Skip Liu Rui|
Lead Zang Jialiang
Name Liu Rui
Third Xu Xiaoming
|Alternate Zou Dejia|
Second Ba Dexing
Height 1.82 m
|Curling club Harbin CC,
World Championship appearances 5 (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013)
Pacific Championship appearances 9 (2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013)
Olympic appearances 2 (2010, 2014)
Liu Rui (simplified Chinese: 刘锐; traditional Chinese: 劉銳; pinyin: Liú Ruì; born March 13, 1982 in Harbin, Heilongjiang; sometimes known as Rui Lui) is a Chinese curler. He was the skip of the Chinese men's Olympic Curling Team at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Liu played in his first World Curling Championships in 2008, playing third for Fengchun Wang. The team lost in the bronze medal game to Norway, settling for fourth place. After a slow start in the 2009 Ford World Men's Curling Championship, Liu switched to throw 4th stones while skip Fengchun Wang continued to call the game and throw 3rd stones. The team struggled, placing 9th. The team represented China at the 2010 Winter Olympics, with Liu throwing last rocks and Wang continuing to skip. The team finished 8th with a 2-7 record.
After the Olympics, Liu took over skipping the team, leading China at the 2010 World Men's Curling Championship, placing 11th. He led China to a 6th place finish at the 2012 World Men's Curling Championship, the 2013 Ford World Men's Curling Championship and at the 2014 World Men's Curling Championship.
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He is married.
Liu was also part of the 2008 Continental Cup of Curling.
Grand Slam record
Liu was active playing in Grand Slam events from 2008 to 2013.