Li Meiju

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

Li Meiju (Chinese: 李梅菊; pinyin: Lǐ Méijú, born October 3, 1981 in Hebei) is a Chinese shot putter.

Her personal best put is 19.19 metres, achieved in the qualifying round of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  China
1999 Asian Junior Championships Singapore 1st 16.45 m
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 2nd 16.57 m
2002 Asian Games Busan, South Korea 1st 18.62 m
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 10th (q) 18.13 m
World Championships Paris, France 11th 17.92 m
Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 1st 18.45 m
Afro-Asian Games Hyderabad, India 1st 17.61 m
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 5th 18.69 m
Olympic Games Olympia, Greece 8th 18.37 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 5th 18.35 m
Universiade İzmir, Turkey 2nd 18.48 m
Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 1st 18.64 m
East Asian Games Macau 1st 18.12 m
2006 Asian Games Doha, Qatar 2nd 18.08 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 6th 18.83 m
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 3rd 19.09 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 8th 19.00 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 7th 18.76 m
East Asian Games Hong Kong 2nd 16.74 m