Zhang Guirong

Zhang Guirong (born 5 February 1978) is a Chinese-born Singaporean shot putter. She changed nationality from China in late 2003.

Her personal best throw is 18.57 metres, achieved at the 2005 Asian Championships in Incheon. This is the current Singaporean record. She is also the national record holder in discus throw and javelin throw.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Singapore
2003 Southeast Asian Games Hanoi, Vietnam 2nd Shot put 17.96 m
1st Discus throw 49.91 m
2nd Javelin throw 51.66 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 24th (q) Shot put 16.58 m
2005 Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 2nd Shot put 18.57 m (=NR)
Asian Indoor Games Bangkok, Thailand 2nd Shot put 17.99 m (iNR)
Southeast Asian Games Manila, Philippines 1st Shot put 17.40 m
3rd Discus throw 48.62 m
3rd Javelin throw 48.70 m
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 4th Shot put 17.39 m
2007 Asian Championships Amman, Jordan 4th Shot put 15.99 m
Southeast Asian Games Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand 1st Shot put 17.21 m
3rd Discus throw 45.73 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 29th (q) Shot put 16.23 m
2009 Southeast Asian Games Vientiane, Laos 1st Shot put 17.12 m
2010 Asian Games Guangzhou, China 5th Shot put 17.06 m
2011 Southeast Asian Games Palembang, Indonesia 1st Shot put 16.96 m
3rd Discus throw 48.22 m


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