Xu Demei

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Xu Demei (born May 23, 1967 in Zhejiang) is a former track and field athlete from PR China, who competed for her native country in the women's javelin throw event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.

Her biggest success was winning the world title in 1991, a week after China's first ever gold medal at the World Championships in Athletics by shot putter Huang Zhihong.

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Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  China
1989 Asian Championships New Delhi, India 2nd 57.32 m
1990 Asian Games Beijing, PR China 2nd 61.92 m
1991 Asian Championships Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1st 59.84 m
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 1st 68.78 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 14th 59.98 m

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