Yang Yaozu

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Yang.

Yang Yaozu (simplified Chinese: 杨耀祖; traditional Chinese: 楊耀祖; pinyin: Yáng Yàozǔ; born January 9, 1981 in Shanghai) is a Chinese sprinter. His personal best of 20.54 seconds in the 200 metres makes him the joint national record holder in the event. Formerly the number one Chinese sprinter, injuries have affected his performances since the 2006 season.[1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  China
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 10th (sf) 200m 20.96 (wind: -0.5 m/s)
2002 Asian Games Busan, South Korea 3rd 200 m 20.58
2003 Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 3rd 200 m 20.82
2005 Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 3rd 200 m 20.85
2006 World Cup Athens, Greece 6th 100 m 10.21 PB
Asian Games Doha, Qatar 2nd 200 m 20.71
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 39.62

Personal bests[edit]

  • 100 metres - 10.21 s (2006)
  • 200 metres - 20.54 s (2006)

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