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PKU star rising on the track

JUN . 01 2013

Peking University, May 7, 2013: Lü Anye featured among the latest “World-class Athletes” in China, ranking with three seniors from Peking University (PKU).


Lü participated in the National Track and Field Championship on April 28, ahead of his graduation from the Law School. In Zhaoqing of Guangdong Province, he finished second in the men’s 110 hurdles by clocking 13.67 seconds.


With the performance beyond the line of 13.78 seconds, Lü became the fourth World-class Athlete at PKU — following Xing Yan’an (Men’s 110 hurdles), Jin Ke (Men’s 100 meters) and Wang Huiqin (Women’s triple jump).



Lü Anye in training


Lü has trained hard in the past two years under Professor Gu Yubiao, who sent Xing Yan’an into Beijing Olympics in 2008. He broke the 14-second barrier in 2011, reaching a level of 13.82 in 2012.



Prof. Gu Yubiao (back) helps Lü with leg press.



Xing Yan’an (back) helps training Lü.


Lü, on behalf of China, will attend the 27th Universiade in Russia’s Kazan this July.



Written by: Zhao Xiaowei

Source: Department of Physical Education