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Hou Yuzhu
2003-11-10 14:59:00   COC Website  


Name: HOU Yuzhu
Gender: W
Date of birth: March 7, 1963
Place of birth: Yongtai, Fujian Province
Height: 1.82m
Sport: Volleyball
Personal best: 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games - 1st volleyball

Sports career:
Began volleyball training in Fujian provincial spare-time sports school in 1977. Joined the Fujian provincial volleyball team in 1980. Chosen by the national team for intensified training in 1983.

High performances:
1982 International Volleyball Invitational - 2nd
1982 Pacific Youth Volleyball Championships - 2nd (Named Outstanding Player)
1983 China-US-Japan Super-Three Women's Volleyball Meet - 1st
1984 China-Japan-USA-USSR Four-Nation Invitational - 1st
1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games - 1st
1985 World Cup - 1st
1985 China-FIVB World All-Stars Tournament - Two straight wins
1986 Czechoslovakia World Women's Championship - 1st
1986 Seoul Asian Games - 1st

1982 - Awarded the title of Master of Sports
1984 & 1986 - Twice awarded National Sports Medal of Honour by the State Physical Culture and Sports Commission
1985 - Awarded the title of International Master of Sports

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