Ma Junren is a legendary coach in China that is well known for his stunning achievements. In the year 1996, Ma Junren coached Wang Junxia in the Atlanta Olypmics, where she won gold in the women’s 10,000-meter race and silver in the women’s 5,000 race. In the records, Wang Junxia became the first Chinese Olympic champion in the category of long distance run. Prior to this, Wang along with her teammates Qu Yunxia and Liu Dong won the gold medals in the women’s 10,000-meter, 3,000-meter and 1,500-meter run, during the 1993 Stuttgart IAAF World Championships in Athletics.
Way back then, the achievement was renowned as China’s “breakthrough in the world championship for middle and long-distance running”. In the year 1986, He coached a team that topped in the four places in the World High School Students 3,000 meter Cross-country race. A couple of years later, he became the coach for Liaoning’s Women’s Middle and Long distance running team.