Huang Liping

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Huang.
Huang Liping
— Gymnast —
Country represented  China
Born 1972
Wuhan
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics

Huang Liping (Chinese: 黄力平, born January, 1972 in Wuhan, Hubei, China) is a former Chinese Gymnast, and is now a gymnastics magistrate.

Career[edit]

Huang Liping started as an amateur in 1978, joining the Hubei team in 1985, and then selected to the China's national gymnastics team the following year. He won the artistic team all-around, artistic individuals all-around, high bar and parallel bars champion at the 1993 National Gymnastics Games, then won several World Artistic Gymnastics Championships as groups and individual champions. At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, he won a silver for the Chinese gymnastics team. Huang also finished sixth in the parallel bars at those same games.

Retired Life[edit]

Retiring after the 1996 games, Huang passed the gymnasics exam to become the youngest world-class gymnastics magistrate in China. In 1998 he was named the national gymnastics coach, replacing Li Ning in that position.

Beijing 2008[edit]

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Huang took the Olympic Oath for judges at the Beijing National Stadium during the Opening Ceremonies.

References[edit]

  • Wallechinsky, David and Jaime Loucky (2008). "Gymnastics (Men)". In The Complete Book of the Olympics: 2008 Edition. London: Aurum Press, Limited. pp. 682, 699.

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