Song Aimin

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Song Aimin (simplified Chinese: 宋爱民; traditional Chinese: 宋愛民; pinyin: Sòng Àimín, born February 7, 1978 in Hengshui, Hebei) is a Chinese discus thrower.

At the 2004 Summer Olympics she was eliminated in the first round of the discus throw competition.

Her personal best throw is 65.33 metres, achieved in May 2003 in Shijiazhuang. The Chinese, and Asian, record is currently held by Xiao Yanling with 71.68 metres.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  China
1997 Asian Junior Championships Bangkok, Thailand 1st 55.84 m
2002 Asian Games Busan, South Korea 2nd 61.80 m
2003 World Championships Paris, France 7th 63.84 m
Afro-Asian Games Hyderabad, India 3rd 58.41 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 25th (q) 58.19 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 10th 57.90 m
Universiade Izmir, Turkey 2nd 61.74 m
Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 1st 65.15 m
East Asian Games Macau 1st 64.32 m
2006 World Cup Athens, Greece 3rd 61.47 m
Asian Games Doha, Qatar 1st 63.52 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 14th (q) 60.10 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 3rd 62.20 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 5th 62.42 m
Asian Championships Guangzhou, China 1st 63.90 m
2010 Asian Games Guangzhou, China 2nd 64.04 m