Yang Ling

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Yang Ling
Medal record
Men's shooting
Representing  China
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta 10 m running target
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney 10 m running target

Yang Ling (simplified Chinese: 杨凌; traditional Chinese: 楊淩; pinyin: Yáng Líng, born May 24, 1968 in Beijing) is a male Chinese sports shooter. He won both the 1996 Summer Olympics and the 2000 Olympic Games in 10 metre running target, being the only shooter to successfully defend an Olympic title in that event.

Olympic results[edit]

Event 1996 2000
10 metre running target 1st, gold medalist(s) Gold
1st, gold medalist(s) Gold

Other major performances[edit]

  • 1994 National Champions Tournament - 1st 10m moving target 30+30
  • 1994 National Qualification Tournament - 1st team, 2nd 10m moving target 30+30
  • 1994 National Moving Target Championships - 1st 10m moving target mixed speed & 2nd 10m moving target standard speed
  • 1996 World Championships - 1st 50m moving target team & 2nd 25m standard pistol 60 shots team


Current world records held in 10 metre running target mixed
Men Teams 1158  Russia (Blinov, Ermolenko, Lykin)
 China (Gan, Niu, Yang)
March 22, 2002
July 31, 2006
Thessaloniki (GRE)
Zagreb (CRO)