Gao Yang (born 1 March 1993) is a Chinese athlete specialising in the shot put. 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).
|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|