Zheng Fengrong

Biographical information

Full nameZheng•Fengrong
Used nameZheng•Fengrong
Name orderOriental
Original name郑•凤荣
Born1937 in Jinan, Shandong (CHN)
NOC People's Republic of China


Joining the Chinese national team in 1953, Zheng broke the high jump world record with a jump of 1.77 m in 1957, making her the first Chinese woman to hold a sports world record.

Since the People’s Republic of China did not compete in the Summer Olympics between 1952 and 1984, Zheng could not participate in the 1956 competition, won by Mildred McDaniel, whose world record Zheng bettered.

Zheng was one of eight athletes who carried the Olympic flag in the 2008 Beijing Olympics opening ceremony..

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
Other CHN Zheng Fengrong

Special Notes