Wu Xiaoxuan

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Wu Xiaoxuan
Ulrike Holmwe, Wu Xiauxuan, Wanda R. Jewell, 1984 Summer Olympics.JPEG
Wu Xiaoxuan (center) at 1984 Olympics
Medal record
Women's shooting
Representing  China
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1984 Los Angeles 50m Rifle
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Los Angeles 10m Air Rifle

Wu Xiaoxuan (Chinese: 吴小旋; Pinyin: Wú Xiǎoxuán; born 26 January 1958 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang)[1] is a female Chinese sports shooter who competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics, where she won the gold medal in the women's standard small-bore rifle 3x20 competition. Wu is the first Chinese female athlete to win an Olympic gold medal.

After her retirement, Wu worked as Director of physical culture in Hangzhou, and then moved to the United States in 1991, studying at University of Southern California. She now lives a low-profile life in the United States, working in a hat factory.[2][3][4]

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