Lee Mi-young (athlete)

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Lee.

Lee Mi-Young (Korean: 이 미영; born 19 August 1979) is a female shot putter from South Korea.

She finished fourth at the 2003 Asian Championships, sixth at the 2005 Asian Championships, fourth at the 2006 Asian Games and won the silver medal at the 2007 Asian Championships. She also competed at the 2004 Olympic Games, the 2005 World Championships and the 2008 Olympic Games without reaching the final.

Her personal best throw is 17.62 metres, achieved in April 2005 in Kwangju.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  South Korea
2002 Asian Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka 4th 15.94 m
Asian Games Busan, South Korea 7th 15.80 m
2003 Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 4th 17.60 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 28th (q) 16.35 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 23rd (q) 16.60 m
Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 6th 16.20 m
2006 Asian Games Doha, Qatar 4th 16.68 m
2007 Asian Championships Amman, Jordan 2nd 16.58 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 33rd (q) 15.10 m
2009 Asian Championships Guangzhou, China 5th 16.18 m
2010 Asian Games Guangzhou, China 3rd 17.51 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 23rd (q) 16.18 m
2013 Asian Championships Pune, India 4th 16.74 m
2014 Asian Games Incheon, South Korea 6th 16.65 m