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Li Ling (pole vaulter)

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Country  China
Role  Athlete
Sport  Athletics
Height  1.8 m
Event(s)  Pole Vault
Weight  59 kg
Name  Li Ling

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Born  July 6, 1989 (age 26) (1989-07-06) Puyang, Henan

Li Ling (Chinese: 李玲; pinyin: Lǐ Líng; born 6 July 1989 in Puyang, Henan) is a female Chinese athlete, who specialises in the pole vault.


Li Ling (pole vaulter) Women39s pole vaulter Li Ling sets Asian record at China39s

She competed at the 2006 World Junior Championships, but no-heighted in the final. She achieved indoor and outdoor personal bests in 2008, clearing 4.45 metres indoors in Beijing in February and repeating the feat outdoors two months later in Hangzhou.

Li Ling (pole vaulter) Beijing Sport University

She represented her country at the 2008 Summer Olympics but her mark of 4.15 m in the qualifying round was not enough to progress to the final. She fared better at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics, but her season's best mark of 4.40 m was ten centimetres off making the final competition.

Li Ling (pole vaulter) Li Ling slow starter fast improver iaaforg

She matched her personal best to take the gold medal at the 2009 Asian Indoor Games. The vault was one centimetre off Zhang Yingning's Asian record in the event.

Li Ling (pole vaulter) Ling Li Photos 13th IAAF World Athletics Championships

On September 8, 2013 she achieved a new Asian record at the Chinese National Games in Shenyang, China with 4.65 m.

Li ling a chinese beautiful pole vaultor

Personal bests

  • All information taken from IAAF profile.
  • References

    Li Ling (pole vaulter) Wikipedia