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Luan Jujie
2003-11-04 10:30:00   COC Website  

 

Name: Luan Jujie
Gender: W
Date of birth: 1958
Place of birth: Nanjing, Jiangsu Province
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Sport: Fencing
Personal best: 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games - 1st foil

Sports career: 
Trained in fencing in Nanjing Spare-time Sports School in 1973. Joined the Jiangsu provincial fencing team in 1975.

High performances:
1978 World Youth Championships - 2nd foil (first Asian fencer to enter the event since 1901)
1978 Asian Games - 1st foil
1979 National Games - 1st foil
1981 World Championships - 2nd foil
1983 International Women's Fencing Tournament - 1st foil
1983 National Games - 1st foil team, 2nd foil individual
1984 World Championships - 1st foil
1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games - 1st foil
1986 World University Games - 1st foil team
1987 National Games - 3rd foil team

Reputed as the "Premier Fencer of Asia".

Honours:
1979 & 1984 - Twice selected one of National Top Ten Athletes
1978 & 1984 - Twice awarded National Sports Medal of Honour by the State Physical Culture and Sports Commission
1984 - Voted one of 35 Sports Stars in 35 years since the founding of new China in 1949

At the Sixth International Women's Fencing Tournament held in Germany in 1983, Luan Jujie beat a strong field in the individual foil event to become the first Asian fencer to win an international competition.

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