Wei Ning

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wei.
Olympic medal record
Women's shooting
Silver 2004 Athens skeet
Silver 2012 London skeet

Wei Ning (simplified Chinese: 魏宁; traditional Chinese: 魏寧; pinyin: Wèi Níng; born August 5, 1982 in Laizhou, Yantai, Shandong) is a female Chinese sports shooter. She competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics where she won the silver medal in the women's skeet competition. In the 2008 Olympics in Beijing she reached the final of the six best but could not win a medal. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she again won the silver medal in the women's skeet.[1]

Wei Ning is one of the outstanding Skeet shots in the World. She won the World Championships in 2003 and won the silver medal in 2007 and 2010. She won the World Cup Final three times in 2001, 2002 and 2004. Wei won six World Cups and finished on the podium eight more times, most recently at the World Cup in Concepcion Chile in March 2011.

Having won in 2010 in Guangzhou, Wei Ning is the currently reigning Asian Games champion. She already won the silver medal at the Asian Games in 2006.

It is her trademark that she usually wears white golf gloves in competitions.

Current world records held in skeet
Women Qualification 75  Kimberly Rhode (USA) March 25, 2012
Tucson (USA)
edit
Teams 214  China (Wei, Yu, Zhang) September 5, 2007 Nicosia (CYP) edit

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]