Wang Yu (high jumper)

Wang Yu (Chinese: 王宇; born 18 August 1991 in Zhuhai) is a Chinese athlete specializing in the high jump. He won the bronze medal at the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan.

He has personal bests of 2.33 metres outdoors (Beijing 2013) and 2.34 metres indoors (PSD Bank Meeting, Düsseldorf 2019, NR).

In 2019, his season best is 2.31 m in Nanjing (CHN), on 21 May 2019.

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   China
2011 Universiade Shenzhen, China 4th 2.24 m
2012 Asian Indoor Championships Hangzhou, China 4th 2.15 m
2013 Universiade Kazan, Russia 3rd 2.28 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 19th (q) 2.22 m
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 10th (q) 2.25 m
Asian Games Incheon, South Korea 4th 2.25 m
2015 Asian Championships Wuhan, China 6th 2.15 m
World Championships Beijing, China 18th (q) 2.26 m
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 32nd (q) 2.22 m
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 12th (q) 2.29 m1
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 6th 2.20 m
Asian Games Jakarta, Indonesia 1st 2.30 m
2019 World Championships Doha, Qatar 10th 2.24 m
2021 Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan 17th (q) 2.21 m

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