Wang Zheng (hammer thrower)

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Wang Zheng
Personal information
Born (1987-12-14) December 14, 1987 (age 29)
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 105 kg (231 lb)
Sport
Country  China
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Hammer throw

Wang Zheng (Chinese: 王峥; born 14 December 1987 in Shanxi) is a female hammer thrower from PR China. Her personal best throw is 77.68 metres, achieved on 29 March 2014 in Chengdu, which was an Asian record.[1]

She finished ninth at the 2006 World Junior Championships. She competed at the 2008 Olympic Games without reaching the final round.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  China
2006 Asian Junior Championships Macau 1st 60.16 m
World Junior Championships Beijing, China 9th 59.12 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 32nd (q) 65.64 m
2009 East Asian Games Hong Kong 1st 67.06 m
2010 Asian Games Guangzhou, China 2nd 68.17 m
2013 Asian Championships Pune, India 1st 72.78 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 4th 74.90 m
2014 Asian Games Incheon, South Korea 2nd 74.16 m
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 5th 73.83 m
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 10th (q) 70.60 m1

1No mark in the final

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wang Zheng. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2015-11-19.