Yang Jiayu (Chinese: 杨家玉; born 18 February 1996) is a female Chinese race walker who specialises in the 10 kilometres and 20 kilometres race walk. She was the gold medallist over 20 km at the 2017 World Championships in Athletics.
|Born||18 February 1996|
|Height||163 cm (5 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||48 kg (106 lb)|
|Event(s)||20 km Race Walk|
On August 13, 2017 she became champion in the 20 km race at the 2017 World Championships with a personal best of 1:26:18, ahead of Mexican María Guadalupe González (1:26:19, season's best) and Italian Antonella Palmisano (1:26:36, personal best.) Her compatriot, Lü Xiuzhi, was dramatically disqualified just about 20 meters away from winning the bronze medal.