Li Meisu

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Li Meisu
Personal information
Born April 17, 1959

Li Meisu (Chinese: 李梅素; pinyin: Lǐ Méisù; born April 17, 1959 in Hebei) is a retired Chinese shot putter who won the bronze medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.

She also won the Asian Games in 1982 and 1998, the Asian Championships in 1998 and the East Asian Games in 1997.

Her personal best of 21.76, is also an Asian record and ranks her seventh on the shot put all-time lists.

Since her retirement from competition, she has turned to coaching. She coached Gong Lijiao to an Olympic silver medal in 2012.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  China
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 14th (q) 16.91 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 3rd 21.06 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 6th 18.62 m
1998 Asian Championships Fukuoka, Japan 1st

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