ZHANG Deshun

21 Feb 1996

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
ATH Athletics Women's Marathon 2 Silver Medal


Start Time Location Event Status
Smart New World Qiantang River Green Belt

Biographical Information


Asian Games
3Women's 10000m2018Indonesia32:12.78
Olympic Games
47Women's Marathon2020Tokyo, JPN2:37:45
World Championships
11Women's Marathon2022Eugene, OR, USA2:28:11
48Women's Marathon2023Budapest, HUN2:40:17
World Cross Country Championships
15Women's Team Cross Country Long Distance2019Aarhus, DEN336
76Women's Individual Cross Country Long Distance2019Aarhus, DEN41:02
Asian Championships
6Women's 10000m2019Doha, QAT34:09.63
Shunzi (Weibo profile, 01 Aug 2022)
Yunnan Physical Science and Sports Professional College, Kunming, CHN
Yunnan Province [People's Republic of China]
Zhang Guowei [club], CHN
She sustained two knee injuries in around December 2021, which continued to bother her into mid-2022. (finance, 28 Jul 2022)
She took up distance running at age 14. (new, 16 Apr 2021)
She enjoyed running as a child. Her physical education teacher recognised her talent for the sport and recommended she receive training. "The teacher asked us to run around the outer circle of the school, and the boys had a two-minute head start. After one lap, I was the first to get back." (chinanews, 27 Nov 2021)
To compete at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, People's Republic of China, and to finish in the top eight at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (yn, 17 Feb 2023; finance, 28 Jul 2022)
Her family. (chinanews, 27 Nov 2021)
"There is no end to the struggle and tomorrow will be a brand new start." (Weibo profile, 17 Apr 2021)
In 2019 she was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. She had been named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China in 2016. (sport, 26 Feb 2019, 26 Jan 2016)
Silver Medal
Gold Medal Event
Silver Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event