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Yang Xiaojun
2003-11-10 15:01:00   COC Website  

 

Name: YANG Xiaojun
Gender: W
Date of birth: May 18, 1963
Place of birth: Beijing
Height: 1.81m
Weight: 73kg
Sport: Volleyball
Personal best: 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games - 1st volleyball

Sports career:
Began volleyball training in Beijing Workers Stadium Spare-time Sports School in 1976. Joined the Beijing municipal volleyball team in 1978 and the national team for intensified training in 1983.

High performances:
1982 Pacific Youth Volleyball Championships - 2nd
1983 Asian Women's Championship - 1st
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 (Best Reception Award)
1986 Seoul Asian Games - 1st
1987 Asian Women's Championship - 1st
1988 Seoul Olympic Games - 3rd

Honours:
1984 - Awarded the title of Master of Sports
1984 - Named National  "March 8th" Red-Banner Holder by the All-China Women's Federation
1985 - Awarded the title of International Master of Sports
1984-1986 - Thrice awarded National Sports Medal of Honour by the State Physical Culture and Sports Commission

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