Wang Zheng (hammer thrower)

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Wang Zheng
Wang Zheng (Leichtathletin) (1).jpg
Wang in 2017
Personal information
Born (1987-12-14) 14 December 1987 (age 30)
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) is a Chinese female hammer thrower. Her personal best throw is 77.68 metres, achieved on 29 March 2014 in Chengdu, which was an Asian record.[1]

She finished second at the 2017 World Championships as well as 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 m
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 2nd 75.98 m

References[edit]

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