Yao was the title favorite but the 30-year-old failed to clear the bar at 5.30m, although he passed the height of 5.15m in his first attempt.
Speaking to the press ahead of Barca's La Liga trip to play Celta Vigo, the new Barca coach confirmed that the 19-year-old was in Barcelona.
Fabio Cannavaro's side is scheduled to play against Chongqing Dangdai Lifan or Hebei China Fortune. Enditem
The result leaves Leeds with six points from three games, while Sheffield are still looking for their first point of the season.
Ronald Koeman saw his reign as Barca coach get off to a flying start on Sunday when Ansu Fati led them to an easy 4-0 win at home to Villarreal, with all four goals coming before the break.
In Thursday's only other fixture, Ecuador's Delfin won 3-0 at home to Defensa y Justicia. Enditem
Chen's three-pointer extended Jiangsu's lead to 20 points early in the third quarter. Beijing never came closer than 15 points afterwards.
Chelsea fought back from 3-0 down away to West Brom to claim a 3-3 draw thanks to an injury-time goal from Tammy Abraham.
Zidane is likely to bring either Isco or Luka Modric into his starting 11 to replace Kroos, although the doubt remains whether he will use a 4-4-2 with a midfield diamond formation that helped Madrid beat Betis at the weekend, or the 4-3-3 he fielded away to Real Sociedad in his side's league opener.
Playing on the left of a line of three, which included Messi and Philippe Coutinho, Fati was unstoppable with his talent and pace, and displays like this show there could be life at the Camp Nou when Messi finally does leave next summer.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Thanks to a header from defender Yuan Mincheng, Chongqing Lifan edged Shanghai SIPG 1-0 in the 14th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Monday.