Gao Yang (shot putter)

Gao Yang (born 1 March 1993) is a Chinese athlete specialising in the shot put.[1] She finished fifth at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing. In addition she won several medals on continental level and the silver at the 2012 World Junior Championships.

Her personal bests in the event are 19.20 metres outdoors (Neubrandenburg 2016) and 18.77 metres indoors (Birmingham 2018).

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   China
2012 World Junior Championships Barcelona, Spain 2nd Shot put 16.57 m
2013 Asian Championships Pune, India 3rd Shot put 17.76 m
2015 Asian Championships Wuhan, China 2nd Shot put 17.98 m
World Championships Beijing, China 5th Shot put 19.04 m
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 8th Shot put 17.67 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 33rd (q) Shot put 16.17 m
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 5th Shot put 18.25 m
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 4th Shot put 18.77 m
Asian Games Jakarta, Indonesia 2nd Shot put 17.64 m
2021 Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan 10th Shot put 18.67 m