Zhen WANG

Zhen WANG - China - 2016 Olympic Gold & 2015 World Championships silver.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 23 August 2015

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Saturday, 24 August 1991
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Suihua, China.
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • China
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Zhen WANG - China - 2016 Olympic Gold & 2015 World Championships silver.

Wang Zhen slows down as he passes the finish line in Beijing after winning the silver medal

in the men's 20 kilometres race walk. He won the bronze medal at the 2012 Olympic Games

in London in the same event. At the time he held the senior Asian record for the 20 km with

1:17:36.

He topped both of those medals by winning the gold medal at Rio.

Both the 2015 and the 2016 finals were won in an identical time,

Zhen winning the 2016 race

 

2015 Beijing World Championships.

Men's 20k race walk final.

 

1.
 Miguel Ángel
 LOPEZ  ESP  1:19.14 PB
2.
 Wang  ZHEN  CHN  1:19.29
3.  Benjamin  THORN  CAN  1:19.57 NR
4.  Ihor  HLAVAN  UKR  1:20.29 SB
5.  Cai  ZELIN  CHN  1:20.42
6.  Caio  BONFIM  BRA  1:20.44 SB
7.  Elder  AREVALO
 COL  1:21.13
8.  Dane  BIRD-SMITH  AUS  1:21.37
 

 

2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Final men's 20 k race walk.

 

 1.  Wang Zhen   
 China  1:19:14  
 2.  Cai Zelin  China  1:19:26  PB
 3.  Dane Bird-Smith  Australia  1:19:37  PB
 4.  Caio Bonfim  Brazil  1:19:42  NR
 5.  Christopher Linke  Germany  1:20:00  
 6.  Tom Bosworth  Great Britain  1:20:13  NR
 7.  Daisuke Matsunaga  Japan  1:20:22  
 8.  Matteo Giupponi  Italy

 1:20:27

 PB