He Ying

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He Ying
Personal information
Born April 17, 1977 (1977-04-17) (age 41)
Jilin, China

He Ying (Chinese: 何影; pinyin: Hé Yǐng, born April 17, 1977 in Jilin) is an archer from the People's Republic of China who has competed at three Summer Olympics.[1]

Career[edit]

1996 Summer Olympics[edit]

In 1996 Atlanta Olympics He won the silver in the women's individual event. She competed again in 2000 in Sydney but did not win a medal.

2004 Summer Olympics[edit]

He achieved the second Olympic silver medal of her career at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the team event. With teammates Lin Sang and Zhang Juanjuan, He defeated Australia, Ukraine and Chinese Taipei in the elimination rounds before falling to South Korea in the gold medal match by a single match.[2]

He placed 4th in the individual ranking round with a score of 667. He went on to defeat Helen Palmer of Great Britain, Melissa Jennison of Australia and Kirstin Jean Lewis of South Africa in the first three rounds, her encounter with Jennison going to a final arrow shoot-off.[3]

In the quarterfinals, He faced eventual bronze medalist Alison Williamson of Great Britain. He was red carded for shooting out of turn, resulting in her highest scoring shot being declared void. She later missed the target entirely with her 10th shot, Williamson winning by a score of 109-89. The Chinese team officials planned to appeal against the result but failed to do so within the allowed time.[4] Her final ranking in the individual competition was 8th.[3]

Coaching career[edit]

She is the coach of Li Jiaman who won the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics girls' individual and mixed team gold.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "He Ying". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 
  2. ^ "Women's team archery results". BBC Sport. BBC. 11 August 2004. Retrieved 6 September 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Women's individual archery results". BBC Sport. BBC. 13 August 2004. Retrieved 6 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "Archery bronze for Williamson". BBC Sport. BBC. 18 August 2004. Retrieved 6 September 2016. 
  5. ^ "No coach, no problem: China's LI Jiaman Youth Olympic Champion". World Archery. Archived from the original on 26 August 2014. Retrieved 26 August 2014. 

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