Zheng Shuyin: Know all about The Chinese Taekwondo practitioner, Bio, Career achievements, Coach, Parents, and more

Zheng Shuyin will be representing her home country China at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in the women's Taekwondo +67kg category.

Zheng Shuyin
Zheng Shuyin
NameZheng Shuyin
Date of Birth1 May 1994
BirthplaceDandong, Liaoning, China
Current World RankingWorld No.2 (+67kg category)
Sport/Event(s)Women’s Taekwondo (+67kg category)
Major Achievements2016 Rio Olympics Gold Medalist

Zheng Shuyin is one of the best female Taekwondo artists to come from China. She primarily takes part in the middleweight and the heavyweight division — +67kg and 73kg category. She will be looking forward to defending her gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Here is everything you need to know about the Chinese Taekwondo practitioner Zheng Shuyin.

Zheng Shuyin Bio

Zheng Shuyin
Zheng Shuyin

Zheng Shuyin was born on the 1st of May in 1994. She was born in Dandong of the Liaoning province in China. She is ranked as one of the most popular women’s Taekwondo artists. Shuyin took up Taekwondo at a young age, and her incredibly tall figure coupled with her flexibility has helped her win several games.

Zheng Shuyin Career Achievements

Zheng Shuyin won the Gold at the 2010 World Youth Taekwondo Championship. Her career took off from there.

Shuyin won a gold medal at the 2014 Taekwondo Grand Prix. She won a staggering 7 more Grand Prix gold medals at future events.

However, Shuyin’s biggest achievement has been winning the Rio Olympics 2016 gold. She won the same in the +67kg category. China hadn’t won an award in the women’s Taekwondo division since 2004.

Shuyin, however, hasn’t won the gold medal at the World Championships. A silver medal has been her best World Championship performance. The most recent one came in 2019 Manchester, although controversially.

Shuyin was disqualified in the final bout, despite being in the lead, and her opponent Bianca Walkden was handed the gold medal after Shuyin incurred ten fouls since Walkden kept pushing her off the mat.

The decision caused a huge furore that night.

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A distraught Zheng Shuyin after her disqualification at the 2019 Manchester World Taekwondo Championships

Zheng Shuyin Net Worth

There isn’t enough info about Zheng Shuyin’s net worth. However, judging by her relevance in the Taekwondo scene, and her Gold medal victory at the Rio Olympics 2016, she is believed to have a net worth of approximately $500,000. It is expected to increase, provided she continues her success at the upcoming events.

Zheng Shuyin coach

Zheng Shuyin is primarily coached by China’s head Taekwondo coach, Guan Jianmin. Their spotlight moment came at the World Taekwondo Championships in 2019, when Shuyin was disqualified in the final. Jianmin tore into the officials for the way they handled Shuyin’s 10 fouls.

Zheng Shuyin Family and Personal Life

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Zhao Shuai and girlfriend Zheng Shuyin

There is not enough information about Zheng Shuyin’s parents. She is currently dating fellow Olympian Zhao Shuai who won the Gold medal at the Men’s Taekwondo in the 68kg category.

Q. What is Zheng Shuyin’s net worth?

Zheng Shuyin has a net worth of approximately $500,000.

Q. When was Zheng Shuyin born?

Zheng Shuyin was born on the 1st of May in 1994.

Q. How old is Zheng Shuyin?

Zheng Shuyin is 27 years old.

Q. Where was Zheng Shuyin born?

Zheng Shuyin was born in Dandong of the Liaoning Province in China.

Q. Who is Zheng Shuyin dating currently?

Zheng Shuyin is currently dating fellow Olympian Zhao Shuai.

Q. What category does Zheng Shuyin take part in?

Zheng Shuyin takes part in the women’s +67kg category and the 73kg category.

Q. What is Zheng Shuyin’s Taekwondo ranking?

Zheng Shuyin is ranked number 2 in the women’s +67kg category.

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