Ma Xuejun

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Ma.
Ma Xuejun
Ma Xuejun 2007.jpg
Ma Xuejun in 2007
Personal information
Born (1985-03-26) March 26, 1985 (age 32)
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Weight 100 kg (220 lb)
Sport
Country  China
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Discus
Updated on 14 August 2012.

Ma Xuejun (born 26 March 1985, in Shandong) is a Chinese discus thrower. Her personal best throw is 65.00 metres, first achieved in August 2006 in Shijiazhuang. The Chinese, and Asian, record is currently held by Xiao Yanling with 71.68 metres.[1]

She was successful on junior level, winning both the 2001 World Youth Championships, the 2002 World Junior Championships and the 2004 World Junior Championships. Her first medal on senior level was a silver medal at the 2006 Asian Games. She then finished ninth at the 2007 World Championships.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  China
2001 World Youth Championships Debrecen, Hungary 1st 54.93 m
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 1st 58.85 m
2004 World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 1st 57.85 m
2006 Asian Games Doha, Qatar 2nd 62.43 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 8th 59.37 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 23rd (q) 58.45 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 11th 58.79 m
Asian Championships Guangzhou, China 2nd 63.63 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 14th (q) 59.71 m
Asian Championships Kobe, Japan 2nd 59.67 m
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 10th 61.02 m

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