The Amazing Race China 3 is the third installment of the reality competition series The Amazing Race, the second Chinese version of The Amazing Race franchise, after China Rush. It will air on Shenzhen TV from July 8, 2016
This season was renamed from The Amazing Race to The Amazing Race China. This season will feature celebrities, similarly to the first two seasons, and cities where the Olympic Games have been held.
|Episode||Air Date||Leg||Destination||First Place||Last Place||Finish|| Viewership|
|1||July 8, 2016||1||China → Greece||Jin Dachuan & Liu Chang||Zhang Meixi & Zang Yafei|| Non-Elimination|
|2||July 22, 2016||2||Greece → Germany||Zhang Zhehan & Zhang Sifan||Zhang Meixi & Zang Yafei|| 1st Eliminated|
|Ji Longxiang|| Evacuated|
Replaced by Xu Qifeng
|3||July 29, 2016||3||Germany → Japan||Huang Tingting & Sun Rui||Jin Xing & Heinz|| Return Ticket|
|4||August 5, 2016||4||Japan → Russia||Wu Jianhao & Yao Fengfeng||Jin Xing & Heinz|| Non-Elimination|
|5||August 12, 2016||5||Russia → China → Spain||Wu Jianhao & Yao Fengfeng||Huang Tingting & Sun Rui|| 2nd Eliminated|
|6||August 19, 2016||6||Spain → Italy||Liu Xiang & Xu Qifeng||Jin Xing & Heinz|| 3rd Eliminated|
|7||August 26, 2016||7||Italy → United States||Jin Dachuan & Liu Chang||Zhang Zhehan & Zhang Sifan|| 4th Eliminated|
|8||September 2, 2016||8||United States||Guo Jingjing & Huo Qigang||Jin Dachuan & Liu Chang|| Non-Elimination|
|9||September 9, 2016||9||United States → Mexico||Liu Xiang & Xu Qifeng||Wu Jianhao & Yao Fengfeng|| 5th Eliminated|
|10||September 16, 2016||10||Mexico → Brazil||Guo Jingjing & Huo Qigang||Liu Xiang & Xu Qifeng||3rd Place||TBA|
|Jin Dachuan & Liu Chang||2nd Place|
The following teams participated in the Race, with their relationships at the time of filming. Placements are listed in finishing order:
|Place||Team||Leg 1||Leg 2||Leg 3||Leg 4||Leg 5||Leg 6||Leg 7||Leg 8||Leg 9||Leg 10||Average|
|1||Guo Jingjing & Huo Qigang||6||6||4||3||3||3||4||1||2||1||3.30||6-5|
|2||Jin Dachuan & Liu Chang||1||2||2||2ϵ||2||5||1||4||3||2||2.40||7-4|
|3||Liu Xiang & Xu Qifeng||7||4||3||5||6||1||3||3||1~||3||3.60||7-1-3|
|4||Wu Jianhao & Yao Fengfeng||3||5||6||1►||1||4~||2||2~||4~||3.11||6-3|
|5||Zhang Zhehan & Zhang Sifan||5||1||5►||4||5⊃||2||5||3.86||5-3|
|6||Jin Xing & Heinz||4||3||7ϵ||7||4||6||5.17||4-3|
|7||Huang Tingting & Sun Rui||2||7||1||6||7||4.60||2-4|
|8||Zhang Meixi & Zang Yafei||8||8||8.00||2-1|
Ji Longxiang was pulled from the Race after leg 2 due to doctor's advice. Xu Qifeng replaced him for the remainder of the season. Ji Longxiang did, however, perform a Roadblock in Leg 2, this is reflected in the total count.
Liu Xiang & Xu Qifeng initially arrived 2nd, but Liu Xiang quit the sushi challenge received 30-minute penalty, dropping them to 4th place.
Vanness Wu & Yao Fengfeng initially arrived 1st, but they were issued a 75-minute penalty (60-minute penalty as they both quit the sushi challenge, and a 15-minute penalty as they asked Huang Tingting & Sun Rui the answers for the Fujiyama challenge), dropping them to 6th place.
Jin Xing & Heinz used the Express Pass given to them by Liu Chang & Jin Dachuan bypass the Roadblock on Leg 3, Jin Xing revealed that Jin Xing elected to perform the Roadblock; this is reflected in the total Roadblock count.
Jin Xing & Heinz initially arrived 4th, but Heinz quit the sushi challenge received 30-minute penalty, dropping them to last, but Zhang Zhehan & Zhang Sifan used their A Return Ticket to save Jin Xing & Heinz from elimination.
Huang Tingting & Sun Rui initially arrived 4th, but since Huang Tingting & Sun Rui crossed the street when the light was red. quit the sushi challenge received 30-minute penalty, dropping them to 6th place.
Liu Xiang & Xu Qifeng received a 20 minute penalty for putting too many ingredients in their food.
Huang Tingting & Sun Rui received a 10 minute penalty for not putting enough rice in their food.
Jin Xing & Heinz received a 10 minute penalty for messing with their food while it was still cooking.
Jin Xing & Heinz initially arrived 2nd, but received a 1 hour penalty for skipping the Roadblock challenge, dropping them to 4th place. Jin Xing originally elected to perform the Roadblock; this is reflected in the total Roadblock count.
Huang Tingting & Sun Rui initially arrived 2nd, but received a 90 minute penalty (1 hour penalty as Sun Rui quit the Roadblock challenge which Sun Rui originally elected to perform the Roadblock; this is reflected in the roadblock count, and a 30-minute penalty as they did not wear their sleeping caps in the Detour challenge), dropping them to last, and were eliminated.
Zhang Zhehan & Zhang Sifan initially arrived 3rd, but received a 30 minute penalty for not wearing their sleeping caps in the Detour challenge, dropping them to 5th place.
Liu Xiang & Xu Qifeng initially arrived 4th, but received a 1 hour penalty for quitting the Roadblock challenge, dropping them to 6th place. Liu Xiang originally elected to perform the Roadblock; this is reflected in the total roadblock count.
Wu Jianhao & Yao Fengfeng initially arrived 2nd, but were issued a 30-minute penalty as Wu Jianhao had walked past the permitted distance where team members are required to remain in-between each other, which was specifically prohibited by the rules. Guo Jingjing & Huo Qigang and Liu Chang & Jin Dachuan checked-in during their penalty time, dropping Wu Jianhao & Yao Fengfeng to last place and resulting in their elimination.
Liu Xiang elected to quit the final Leg's Roadblock, but since they were the last team to arrive at the Finish Line, their 1-hour penalty was not applied.
Teams on the fifth leg voted for who should receive the U-Turn. The team who has the most votes must complete the other option of the Detour they did not select.
|U-Turned:||Zhang Zhehan & Zhang Sifan|
|Wu Jianhao & Yao Fengfeng||Zhang Zhehan & Zhang Sifan|
|Guo Jingjing & Huo Qigang||Zhang Zhehan & Zhang Sifan|
|Jin Dachuan & Liu Chang||Zhang Zhehan & Zhang Sifan|
|Liu Xiang & Xu Qifeng||Zhang Zhehan & Zhang Sifan|
|Jin Xing & Heinz||Wu Jianhao & Yao Fengfeng|
|Zhang Zhehan & Zhang Sifan||Wu Jianhao & Yao Fengfeng|
|Huang Tingting & Sun Rui||Wu Jianhao & Yao Fengfeng|
- This season marks the first time a returning team competes against new teams.
- Has the longest surviving second-to-last place team.
|The Amazing Race Season Index|
|United States|| 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8 · 9 · 10 · 11 · 12 · 13 · 14 · 15 ·|
16 · 17 · 18 · 19 · 20 · 21 · 22 · 23 · 24 · 25 · 26 · 27 ·
28 · 29 · 30 · 31
|Asia||1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5|
|Australia||1 · 2 · 3 · 4|
|Canada||1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7|
|China||1 · 2 · 3 · 4|
|China Rush||1 · 2 · 3|
|Israel||1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7|
|Latin America||1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6|
|Norway||1 · 2|
|The Philippines||1 · 2|
|Vietnam||1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6|