2152. Chuan-Kwang Yang 楊傳廣

English Name Chuan-Kwang Yang  

Hanji Name 楊傳廣
Birth Year 1933-2007
Birth Place Taitung, Taiwan
First year / First city / State in U.S. -/-/CA
Family 1. Wife: 周美玲
2. Daughter: —
3. Son: : Cedric Yang (楊世運),C.K. Yang Jr.(小楊傳廣)
Education School Name Year – Year Degree and major
1. National Taitung Junior College

2. Univ. of California, Los Angeles

Physical Education
Employment Company Name Year – Year Position or title
1. National Sports Training Center

2. Legislative Yuan, Taiwan


Accomplishment 1. Decathlon Gold Medal at the Manila Asian Games, 1954

2. Tokyo Asian Games broke the Asian Games record, won the Decathlon Gold Medal, 1958

3. The First Male T.A. Won the Olympic Silver Medal in Rome/Italy, 1960

4. Break the world record for pole vault and set the world record for Decathlon 1963

5. Received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the American Amateur Sports Association, 1997

6. Awarded the Order of Brilliant Star with Grand Cordon of the Republic of China, 2005