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    Zhang Hongliang


    Shanxi province craftsman displays a passion for preserving and innovating a millennia-old earthenware pottery style.

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    Hu Yicheng


    China won the gold medal in the women's team competition of the 2022 Trampoline and Tumbling Express World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.

  • Wang Ruigui


    Wang Rungui, chairman and general manager of Shanxi Yilin Chinese Herbal Medicine Planting Co based in the city of Yangquan, was one of the top 10 rural news figures in Shanxi province in 2021.

  • Ge Yinping


    From once being an ignorant apprentice who played with mud to becoming a master of arts and crafts, Ge Yinping – from Pingding county, administered by Yangquan city in North China's Shanxi province – has now passed on the millennium-old artistic technique of Pingding-carved porcelain for four decades.

  • Hu Yicheng


    Hu Yicheng, an athlete at the Yangquan Sports School in Yangquan, was the first athlete from Shanxi to become world champion in women's synchronized trampoline jumping.

  • Zhang Hengshou


    Zhang Hengshou (1902-91), born in Guangou village in the city of Yangquan, was a well-known historian in China.

  • Guan Jianhua


    Born in 1962 in Yangquan city in North China's Shanxi province, Guan Jianhua is an outstanding table tennis player.

  • Ji Maode


    ​Born in Pingding county, Ji Maode was the earliest national pentathlon champion from Yangquan city.

  • Zhang Shigui


    Zhang Shigui (586-657), a famous general in the Tang Dynasty (618-907), was from Shangwen village in Yuxian county, administered by Yangquan city.