Liu Ying (footballer)

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Liu.
Olympic medal record
Women's football
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta Team

Liu Ying (simplified Chinese: 刘英; traditional Chinese: 劉英; pinyin: Liú Yīng; born June 11, 1974) is a female Chinese association football player who competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics and in the 2000 Summer Olympics.

In 1996 she won the silver medal with the Chinese team. She played three matches including the final. She played with the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup team that lost to the United States in the final. The match went to penalties, and she was the only player on either side to miss her chance, as her kick was saved by Briana Scurry. The U.S. ultimately won the shoot-out 5–4. One year later she was a member of the Chinese team which finished fifth in the women's tournament. She played all three matches.

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