Ji Xinpengs big year was 2000, both before and after he succeeded no significant successes -. , But 2000 he was in top shape. In Sydney he was Xianhu under coach Tang Olympic champion in men's singles. He also won the Japan Open, finished second in the Swiss Open and third at the All England. In Thomas Cup, he was runner-up with the Chinese team.
2008 he was a coach of the Chinese national team participants again at the Olympics.