One of China's best athletes, Liu Xiang was born in 1983. He joined the National Youth Team in August 2000.
- By the time he was 17, he had won a lot of competitions, one of which was Olympic Gold Medallist for 110m men's hurdles in Athens in 2004
- This was also China's first men's events Olympic Gold and the start of a new historical chapter for the country
- Liu is also known as the "King of Hurdles".