Wu Liuxi

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Wu Liuxi
Personal information
Nationality  China
Born (1984-12-16) December 16, 1984 (age 30)
Weinan, Shaanxi
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 57 kilograms (126 lb)
Sport
Sport Shooting
Event(s) AR40, STR3X20
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wu.

Wu Liuxi (Chinese: 武柳希; pinyin: Wǔ Liǔxī; born December 10, 1984 in Shaanxi) is a female Chinese sports shooter. She competed in the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics.[1]

Career[edit]

Wu Liuxi was selected for the Shaanxi Provincial Shooting Team when she was only 20 years old. She became known when she outperformed Zhao Yinghui and Du Li and tied the world record in women's air rifle with 400 points at the Fifth National Intercity Games. She was recruited for the national shooting team soon after that.

Wu is known for her calmness, composure and excellent emotional control.

Major achievements[edit]

  • 1995: Shaanxi Youth Sports Meet: First, women's 3*10 Shots Prone and 3*30 Shots Prone
  • 1998: Shanxi 11th Sports Meet: First, women's air rifle, 386 points, national record
  • 2002: National Championship Series (4th station): Second, women's 3*20
  • 2003: National Championship Series (3rd station): First, women's air rifle
  • 2003: Fifth National Intercity Games: First, women's air rifle
  • 2003: National Championship Series (4th station): First, women's 3*20
  • 2004: Malaysia Asian Championships: Third, women's air rifle

Olympic results[edit]

Event 2004 2008
50 metre rifle three positions 9th
578
8th
585+100.9

World records[edit]

Current world records held in 10 metre air rifle
Women Qualification 400  Seo Sun-hwa (KOR)
 Gao Jing (CHN)
 Lioubov Galkina (RUS)
 Du Li (CHN)
 Lioubov Galkina (RUS)
 Suma Shirur (IND)
 Lioubov Galkina (RUS)
 Monika Haselsberger (AUT)
 Barbara Lechner (GER)
 Zhao Yinghui (CHN)
 Wu Liuxi (CHN)
 Du Li (CHN)
 Sonja Pfeilschifter (GER)
 Kateřina Emmons (CZE)
 Lioubov Galkina (RUS)
April 12, 2002
April 22, 2002
August 24, 2002
June 4, 2003
June 14, 2003
February 13, 2004
February 22, 2004
April 22, 2004
March 5, 2005
April 11, 2005
June 11, 2005
October 4, 2006
May 24, 2008
August 9, 2008
November 5, 2008
Sydney (AUS)
Shanghai (CHN)
Munich (GER)
Zagreb (CRO)
Munich (GER)
Kuala Lumpur (MAS)
Bangkok (THA)
Athens (GRE)
Tallinn (EST)
Changwon (KOR)
Munich (GER)
Granada (ESP)
Milan (ITA)
Beijing (CHN)
Bangkok (THA)
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Teams 1196  China (Du, Wu, Zhao) December 6, 2007 Kuwait City (KUW) edit

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