Li Ling (shot putter)

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Li.
Not to be confused with Li Ling (pole vault).
Li Ling
Personal information
Born (1985-02-07) February 7, 1985 (age 29)
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 110 kg (240 lb)
Country  China
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Shot Put
Coached by

Cong Yuzhen

Kirsten Hellier
Updated on 6 August 2012.

Li Ling (Chinese: 李玲; pinyin: Lǐ Líng; born 7 February 1985) is a Chinese shot putter. Her personal best throw is 19.38 metres, achieved at the 2007 World Championships in Osaka.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  China
2004 Asian Junior Championships Ipoh, Malaysia 1st 16.08 m
2005 Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 3rd 18.04 m
Asian Indoor Games Bangkok, Thailand 1st 18.20 m
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 13th (q) 16.94 m
World Cup Athens, Greece 5th 19.05 m
Asian Games Doha, Qatar 1st 18.42 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 4th 19.38 m
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 13th (q) 17.76 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 14th 17.94 m
2009 East Asian Games Hong Kong 1st 17.95 m
2010 Asian Games Guangzhou, China 1st 19.94 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 4th 19.71 m
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 4th 19.63 m
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 6th 18.39 m