Yu WANG

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    PR of China PR of China
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    18 AUG 1991
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    14334837
Wang Yu, surprise winner of the High Jump in Beijing with 2.33m (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Men's High Jump 6 1320
Men's Overall Ranking 145 1320

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's High Jump 1 for 2 weeks
Men's Overall Ranking 73 for 1 week
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
High Jump 2.33 Beijing (CHN) 21 MAY 2013 1206

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
High Jump 2.34 Arena-Sportpark, Düsseldorf (GER) 20 FEB 2019 NR 1215

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
High Jump 2.31 Olympic Stadium, Nanjing (CHN) 21 MAY 2019 1188

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
High Jump 2.34 Arena-Sportpark, Düsseldorf (GER) 20 FEB 2019 NR 1215

Outdoor

High Jump

Performance Place Date
2019 2.31 Olympic Stadium, Nanjing (CHN) 21 MAY 2019
2018 2.32 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 26 MAY 2018
2017 2.30 SS, Shanghai (CHN) 13 MAY 2017
2016 2.33 Todoroki Stadium, Kawasaki (JPN) 08 MAY 2016
2015 2.31 National Stadium, Beijing (CHN) 20 MAY 2015
2014 2.31 Bruay-la-Buissiere (FRA) 27 JUN 2014
2013 2.33 Beijing (CHN) 21 MAY 2013
2012 2.28 Kunshan (CHN) 23 SEP 2012
2011 2.28 Nanchang (CHN) 16 JUL 2011
2010 2.15 Shijiazhuang (CHN) 16 APR 2010
2009 2.17 Changsha (CHN) 19 AUG 2009
2008 2.10 Canberra (AUS) 05 DEC 2008

Indoor

High Jump

Performance Place Date
2018/19 2.34 Arena-Sportpark, Düsseldorf (GER) 20 FEB 2019
2017/18 2.31 Banská Bystrica (SVK) 06 FEB 2018
2016/17 2.24 Xianlin (CHN) 27 FEB 2017
2014/15 2.24 Xianlin (CHN) 08 MAR 2015
2013/14 2.25 Ergo Arena, Sopot (POL) 08 MAR 2014
2012/13 2.30 Brno (CZE) 12 FEB 2013
2011/12 2.20 Chengdu (CHN) 11 MAR 2012
2010/11 2.20 Nanjing (CHN) 23 FEB 2011
2009/10 2.24 Beijing (CHN) 07 MAR 2010
2008/09 2.08 Beijing (CHN) 15 MAR 2009

Honours - World Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
6. High Jump 2.20 Birmingham (GBR) 01 MAR 2018

Honours - Asian Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
7. High Jump 2.15 Wuhan (CHN) 07 JUN 2015

Honours - Asian Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. High Jump 2.30 Jakarta (INA) 27 AUG 2018
4. High Jump 2.25 Incheon (KOR) 29 SEP 2014

Honours - Diamond League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. High Jump 2.28 SS, Shanghai (CHN) 18 MAY 2019

Honours - Asian Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
4. High Jump 2.15 Hangzhou (CHN) 19 FEB 2012

Honours - World University Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. High Jump 2.28 Kazan (RUS) 09 JUL 2013

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. High Jump 2.28 Shenyang (CHN) 09 JUL 2019
1. High Jump 2.24 Suzhou (CHN) 22 SEP 2015
Results in:

High Jump

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
18 MAY 2019 IAAF Diamond League, SS, Shanghai CHNCHN GW F 1. 2.28
21 MAY 2019 2019 Nanjing World Challenge, Olympic Stadium, Nanjing CHNCHN A F 1. 2.31
09 JUL 2019 Chinese Ch., Shenyang CHNCHN B F 1. 2.28
03 AUG 2019 World Championships Trials, Shenyang CHNCHN F F 2. 2.24
18 AUG 2019 Müller Grand Prix, Birmingham GBRGBR GW F 3. 2.23
29 AUG 2019 Weltklasse, Zürich SUISUI DF F 9. 2.24
01 OCT 2019 IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Khalifa International Stadium, Doha QATQAT OW Q2 3. 2.29
04 OCT 2019 IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Khalifa International Stadium, Doha QATQAT OW F1 10. 2.24
22 OCT 2019 CISM Military World Games, Five Rings Sports Center, Wuhan CHNCHN C F 11. 2.00

High Jump Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
26 JAN 2019 High Jump Meeting, Hustopeče CZECZE F F1 1. 2.30
02 FEB 2019 Indoor Meeting, Messehalle, Karlsruhe GERGER A F 2. 2.31
09 FEB 2019 High Jump Meeting, Banská Bystrica SVKSVK D F 6. 2.27
20 FEB 2019 PSD Bank Leichtathletik Meeting, Arena-Sportpark, Düsseldorf GERGER A F 2. 2.34