Li Yanfeng

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Birthday
15, 1979
Birthplace
China
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
15, 1979 (age 40)
Birthplace
China

About

Discus thrower known for being the first Chinese athlete to win a world title in the sport. She won a silver medal at the 2012 Olympics.

Before Fame

She first competed for her country at the 1999 World Championships. She won her first medal, a bronze, at the 2000 Asian Championships.

Trivia

She attended Tianjin Norman University and has won gold medals at the Asian Championships, East Asian Games, and Continental Cup.

Family Life

She grew up in Heilongjiang, China.

Associated With

While she actually finished third at the 2012 Games, second-place Darya Pishchalnikova was disqualified after testing positive for steroids, giving the silver to Yanfeng.