Lang Ping, coach of China's national women's volleyball team, at the Tokyo Olympics women's volleyball match between China and Argentina in Tokyo, Japan, August 2, 2021. /CFP A month ago, Lang said she would take the blame after the defending champions crashed out in the group stage at the Tokyo Olympics, its worst performance in nearly 40 years.
Chinese women's volleyball team players bow to coach Lang Ping after defeating Argentina 3-0 at Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, August 2, 2021. /CFP. Chinese women's volleyball team players bow to coach Lang Ping after defeating Argentina 3-0 at Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, August 2, 2021. /CFP.
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Lang Ping (C), head coach of China, speaks during a break in a Tokyo Challenge 2021 women's volleyball match between Japan and China in Tokyo, Japan, May 1, 2021.
Known as the "Iron Hammer" during her playing career, Lang took over the Chinese women's team for the second time in 2013. Under Lang's guidance, China won Olympic gold in Rio 2016, as well as ...
Lang Ping (C, top), head coach of China receives players' gratitude for years of coaching after the women's volleyball preliminary match between China and Argentina at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games...
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The Chinese women's national volleyball team just finished their four-month intensive training. With the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games pushed back for a year, the team's coach, Lang Ping, arranged a short break to allow the ladies to adjust before coming back for the next season next week.
"Jenny" Lang Ping is a former Chinese volleyball player and the current head coach of China women's national volleyball team. She was the former head coach of the United States women's national volleyball team, herself being the MVP of women volleyball in 1984 Olympics. In 2002, she became an inductee of the Volleyball Hall of Fame in Holyoke, Massachusetts. She coached the U.S. National team to a silver medal in at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in her home country and the gold medal Chinese team at
The Chinese women’s volleyball team received the “Lang Ping mark” and a new golden generation was born. Under the leadership of Lang Ping, the Chinese women’s volleyball team began to rise in 2015, and the World Cup won three championships for the first time in 11 years.