XU Haifeng (Xǔ Hǎifēng 许海峰)

Judy POLUMBAUM

Xu Haifeng receiving the first gold medal for China in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.

Xu Haifeng was the first athlete to win an Olympic gold medal for the People’s Republic of China. After retiring from his career as a champion sharpshooter, during which he won a number of golds in international competition, Xu went on to become a dedicated coach.

In taking the first gold medal of the 1984 Summer….

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