Gu Yuan

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Gu.

Gu Yuan (simplified Chinese: 顾原; traditional Chinese: 顧原; pinyin: Gù Yuán; born May 9, 1982 in Yingkou, Liaoning) is a female hammer thrower from PR China. Her personal best throw is 72.36 metres, achieved in July 2004 in Padova.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  China
1998 Asian Championships Fukuoka, Japan 1st 61.86 m
2002 Asian Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka 1st 71.10 m
World Cup Madrid, Spain 1st 70.75 m[1]
Asian Games Busan, South Korea 1st 70.49 m
2003 World Championships Paris, France 4th 70.77 m
Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 1st 70.78 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 10th 69.76 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland NM
Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 2nd 63.89 m
2006 Asian Games Doha, Qatar 2nd 65.13 m
2007 Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 16th 58.03 m


  1. ^ Representing Asia.