Great Olympians

Biographies - WU


Wu Ah-Min

B. 1938-06-10, Hualien, China, represented Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 1968 HP
Men's Pole Vault QU:21st 0.96
Men's Decathlon dnf 15th 15.6
16.56


Wu Bixian

B. 1913-12-07, represented China
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's High Jump QU:32nd 0.006
0.006


Wu Chengzhang

B. 1924-05-07, represented (the Republic of) China, still living in the PR in 2015
Basketball
1948 HP
Men's Team 18th 1.28
1.28


Wu Chuanyu

B. 1928-08-21, Salatiga, Java, Dutch East Indies, represented China; D. 1954-10-29
Aquatics - Swimming
1948 1952 HP
Men's 100 metres Freestyle R1:32nd 0.004
Men's 100 metres Backstroke 28th 0.038
0.042

The 1948 "China" team was sent by the Republic of China, then busy in retreating to the Island of Taiwan. The 1952 "China" team was sent by the People's Republic of China. Wu was the only member of that 1952 team and I class him as "(PR) Chinese" as a result.


Wu Chun-Tsai

B. 1929, represented China (Chinese Taipei)
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 HP
Men's Triple Jump QU:26th 0.096
0.096


Wu Dajing

B. 1994-07-24, Anda, Heilongjiang, China
Shorttrack (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
2014 2018 2022 HP
Men's 500 m silver gold sixth 13800
Men's 1000 m fourth 18th fourth 3522.816
Men's 1500 m 21st 0.64
Men's 5000 m Relay bronze silver fifth 2079
Mixed 2000 m Relay gold 1600
21002.456


Wu Jingyu

B. 1987-02-01, Jingdezhen, Jianxi, China
Taekwondo (2 gold)
2008 2012 2016 HP
Women's Flyweight (-49 kg) gold gold Rep1 19395
19395


Wu Jin-Yun

B. 1938-03-03, Pingtung, Taiwan (then part of Japan), represented Formosa (Chinese Taupei)
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Women's Shot Put QU:18th 3.84
Women's Discus Throw QU:nm 0.384
4.224


Wu Minxia

B. 1985-11-10, Shanghai, China
Diving (4 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
2004 2008 2012 2016 HP
Springboard silver bronze gold 16200
Synchronized Springboard gold gold gold gold 38400
54600


Wu Tao-Yan

B. 1934-12-04, Shanghai, (now PR) China, represented Chinese Taipei
Shooting
1956 1960 1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Free Rifle 15th 26th 23rd 26th 30th 15.591
Men's Small−Bore Rifle, Three Positions 22nd 36th 33rd 44th 51st 0.40321664
Men's Small−Bore Rifle, Prone 19th 59th 41st 1.600064016
17.594230416

The team he represented was called "Republic of China" in 1956 and 1972, "Formosa" in 1960, and "Taiwan" in 1964 and 1968, but is now usually indicated with the name "Chinese Taipei".


Wu Yet-An

B. 1927-07-26, Liaoning, China, represented the Republic of China (Chinese Taipei)
Basketball
1956 HP
Men's Team 11th 32
32


Wu Yu-Chih

B. 1951-11-02, represented the Republic of China (Chinese Taipei)
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Women's High Jump QU:nm -3.38
0.000384


Written 2002-10-30 - last modified 2021-10-21

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