Cao Qi

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Cao.

Cao Qi (Chinese: 曹琪; pinyin: Cáo Qí; born January 15, 1974) is a retired female Chinese discus thrower. Her personal best throw was 66.08 metres, achieved in September 1993 in Beijing. The Chinese, and Asian, record is currently held by Xiao Yanling with 71.68 metres.[1]

She won the 1993 Asian Championships and won the silver medal at the 2000 Asian Championships.[2] She also competed at the 1999 World Championships and the 2000 Summer Olympics without reaching the final.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  China
1993 Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 1st 61.58 m
1998 Goodwill Games Uniondale, United States 6th 58.51 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 24th (q) 57.43 m
2000 Asian Championships Jakarta, Indonesia 2nd 58.71 m
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 21st (q) 58.03 m