Volleyball legend Lang Ping named vice president of Chinese Volleyball Association
2017-05-18 17:24:00

Chinese volleyball coach Lang Ping will serve as vice president of the Chinese Volleyball Association (CVA), reported Xinhua citing a senior official on Thursday.

"I am glad to confirm that Lang Ping will serve as CVA vice president. She has been a very famous volleyball player and coach and with her extraordinary experience and ability she is absolutely qualified for this position," said CVA Vice President Li Quanqiang.

On Wednesday, China Sports Daily also reported that Lang's appointment has been approved by authorities.

The 57-year-old former ace spiker became the first person to have won gold at the Olympics both as a player and as a coach when she guided the Chinese women's team to win the Rio Games in 2016.

Source:CGTN Editor:Hiram