Chen Yongyan

Country represented

Flag of China China


October 19 1962 (1962-10-19) (age 54)
Wuzhou, Guangxi, China

Current status


Chen Yongyan (Chinese: 陈永妍; pinyin: Chén Yǒngyán; born 19 October, 1962 in Wuzhou, Guangxi, China) is a retired Chinese gymnast. She competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, winning a bronze medal in the team competition with the Chinese team. She also won two silver medals at the 1981 World Championships, one in the team competition and one on the balance beam. Chen began competing internationally in 1978. She retired following the Los Angeles Olympics. Chen married prominent Chinese gymnast Li Ning.

Medal Count

Year Event TF AA VT UB BB FX
Alternate Games3rd52nd
1981Bucharest Summer Universiade7
World Championships2nd1162nd4
1982Chunichi Cup16
New Delhi Asian Games1st1st2nd
1983Chinese National Championships2nd
Blume Memorial1st
Budapest World Championships5106
Hong Kong International2nd2nd
Swiss Cup3rd
Arthur Gander Memorial5
Los Angeles Olympic Games3rd878

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