Name:He Yingqiang Gender: male Date of birth:1965-05-25 Place of birth:Yu'nan, Guangdong Province Sport:Weightlifting Personal best:1988 Olympic Games - 2nd men's 56kg
  • Sports career:
    Entered the Weightlifting Team of Yu'nan County at the age of 12;
    1978 Guangdong Provincial Team;
    1983 National Team for Intensified Training;
    He was the second Chinese weightlifter claiming the worlds title after Wu Shude.

    Honours:
    1981 Awarded the National Master of Sports title by the State Physical Culture and Sports Commission;
    1985 Awarded the International Master of Sports title by the State Physical Culture and Sports Commission;
    1986/1987 National Top 10 Athletes of the Year;
    1986 Asian Top 10 Athletes of the Year;
    1986/1987/1988/1990 Awarded National Honorary Prize for Sports by the State Physical Culture and Sports Commission;
  • High performances:
    1981 National Youth Championships - 1st 52kg total;
    1982 National Champions Trophy - 1st 52kg total;
    1983 Asian Championships - 1st 56kg C&J;
    1984 World Youth Championships - 2nd C&J/snatch/total;
    1984 Asian Championships - 1st 52kg snatch;
    1985 National Youth Games - 1st 60kg snatch;
    1986 Provincial Games - 1st 56kg total (AR);
    1986 World Championships - 1st 56kg snatch;
    1986 Asian Championships - 1st 56kg total;
    1986 International Tournaments - 1st 56kg total;
    1987 National Elites Tournaments - 1st 56kg total (snatch/total AR);
    1987 National Games - 1st 56kg total (snatch WR);
    1987 Asian Championships - 1st 56kg snatch/C&J/total;
    1988 Asian Championships - 1st 56kg snatch/C&J/total;
    1988 Olympic Games - 2nd 56kg;
    1990 National Championships - 1st 60kg C&J;
    1990 World Championships - 1st 56kg snatch;
    1990 Asian Games - 1st 60kg (AR);
    1990 Asian Championships - 1st 60kg snatch/C&J/total;
    1992 Olympic Games - 3rd 56kg