Namesakes

Chinese Emperors: 4 emperors
Emperor Xiang Yu   206-202 BC  
Emperor Sima Yu   372  
Emperor Li Yu   762-779  
Emperor Li Yu   900-901  
Notable Athletes: 1 rugby
(rugby) Yu Tamura   1989-  
Olympic Medalists: 1 silver
(silver) Yang Yu   2004; 2008   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay