Xie Limei

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Xie Limei
Personal information
Born (1986-06-27) June 27, 1986 (age 30)
Fujian Province, China
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Weight 52 kg (115 lb)
Sport
Country  China
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Triple jump
Updated on 15 August 2012.

Xie Limei (simplified Chinese: 谢荔梅; traditional Chinese: 謝荔梅; pinyin: Xiè Lìméi; born June 27, 1986) is a Chinese triple jumper.

She won the silver medal at the 2004 World Junior Championships and gold medals at the 2005 Asian Championships and the 2006 Asian Games. She also competed at the 2006 World Indoor Championships without reaching the final. She then finished eighth at the 2007 World Championships and the 2008 World Indoor Championships.

Her personal best jump is 14.90 metres, achieved in September 2007 in Urumqi.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  China
2004 Asian Indoor Championships Tehran, Iran 1st 13.39 m
World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 2nd 13.77 m (wind: +1.3 m/s)
2005 Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 1st 14.38 m
East Asian Games Macau 2nd 13.65 m
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 14th (q) 13.75 m
Asian Games Doha, Qatar 1st 14.37 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 8th 14.50 m
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 8th 14.13 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 12th 14.09 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 9th 14.16 m
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 7th 14.03 m
Asian Games Guangzhou, China 2nd 14.18 m
2011 Asian Championships Kobe, Japan 1st 14.54 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 25th (q) 13.75 m
2012 Asian Indoor Championships Hangzhou, China 1st 14.06 m
World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 23rd (q) 13.54 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 23rd (q) 13.69 m

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