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Wu Jian Ming dynasty person CBDB = 221771

Ming dynasty person CBDB = 221771
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Intro Ming dynasty person CBDB = 221771
Countries China
Gender male
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Wu Jian (born 25 May 1986) is a Chinese male track and field athlete who competes in the discus throw. He holds a personal best of 63.54 m (208 ft 5 2 in), set in Zhaoqing in 2011. He was a silver medallist at the 2003 World Youth Championships in Athletics and took his first major senior medal (a bronze) at the 2011 Asian Athletics Championships. He represented his country at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics and at the 2014 Asian Games.

At national level, he has had four victories at the Chinese Athletics Championships, winning in 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014. He placed fourth at the Chinese City Games in 2003 at the age of 17. At the National Games of China, he has represented his native Jiangsu on three occasions: he was discus runner-up to Li Shaojie in 2009 before taking consecutive titles at the 2013 and 2017 Games.

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
2003 World Youth Championships Sherbrooke, Canada 2nd 63.18 m
2004 World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 22nd (q) 51.83 m
2009 Asian Championships Guangzhou, China NM
2011 Asian Championships Kobe, Japan 3rd 56.61 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 17th (q) 62.07 m
2014 Asian Games Incheon, South Korea 5th 58.82 m
2015 Asian Championships Wuhan, China 6th 55.75 m
2018 Asian Games Jakarta, Indonesia 8th 56.86 m

National titles

  • Chinese Athletics Championships
    • Discus throw: 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014
  • National Games of China
    • Discus throw: 2013, 2017
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https://www.iaaf.org/competitions/iaaf-world-u18-championships/news/men-discus-throw-1500g-final
https://www.iaaf.org/news/news/bahrain-takes-both-10000m-titles-in-rainy-kob
https://www.iaaf.org/athletes/pr-of-china/jian-wu-196876
https://www.iaaf.org/news/news/xue-juan-smashes-the-world-junior-javelin-rec
https://www.iaaf.org/news/report/chinese-national-games-end-with-exciting-trip
http://www.tilastopaja.org/staticresults/12790226.htm
https://www.iaaf.org/athletes/biographies/athcode=196876
https://www.iaaf.org/athletes/_/196876
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