Liu Xiang

Liu Xiang ( simplified Chinese: †??‡¨?; traditional Chinese: †??‡¨?; pinyin: Li?§ Xi?­ng; born July 13, 1983 in Shanghai, China) is a Chinese 110 metre hurdler. Liu is an Olympic Gold medalist and World Champion. His 2004 Olympic gold medal was China’s first in a men’s track and field event. Furthermore he is the first Chinese athlete to achieve the triple crown” of athletics (World Record Holder World Champion and Olympic Champion) and hold the titles simultaneously. “