Namesakes

Chinese Emperors: 2 emperors
Emperor Yang Jian   581-604  
Emperor Yang Guang   604-618  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 physics
(physics) Yang Chen-Ning   1957  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 1 actor
Jack J. Yang   1974-  
Olympic Medalists: 3 gold, 2 silver, 2 silver/gold, 1 bronze
(silver) Yang Chuankwang   1960   decathlon  
(silver/gold) Yang Wenyi   1988; 1992   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay; swimming - 50 m freestyle  
(silver/gold) Yang Wei   2000; 2004   badminton doubles  
(gold) Yang Jinghui   2004   diving - synchronized platform  
(gold) Yang Wenjun   2004; 2008   canoe sprint  
(silver) Yang Yu   2004; 2008   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(bronze) Yang Kyong-il   2012   wrestling  
(gold) Yang Hak-seon   2012   artistic gymnastics