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WANG Yanping
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderWomen
Age25
Place of BirthBaoshan, CHN
Height1.68 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T47
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kunming, CHN
Occupation
Athlete, Teacher
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She became involved in the sport in 2007 in Yunnan, People's Republic of China.
Club / Team
Yunnan Province: China
Name of coach
Hu Zhengguan [national], CHN
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
China
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Christchurch, NZL
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her coach. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Only by working hard can you have opportunities." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2014 she was named an Elite Para Athlete of National Class by the China Administration of Sport for Persons with Disabilities. (cpc2008.org.cn, 15 Nov 2014)

In 2012 she received a Merit Citation Class One from the people's government of Baoshan in the People's Republic of China. The honour was in recognition of her performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (baoshan.cn, 16 Oct 2015)

In 2007 she received a Merit Citation Class Three from the people's government of Yunnan in the People's Republic of China. (baoshan.cn, 16 Oct 2015)
Impairment
Her right hand was amputated after she was involved in an accident at age three. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015; yn.yunnan.cn, 14 Sep 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
5 2012 200m T46 26.38 Q
3 2012 100m T46 12.89
4 2012 400m T46 1:01.33
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2011 200m T46 26.83
8 2011 100m T46 13.42
4 2011 400m T46 1:03.66
10 2015 Long Jump T47 4.74
7 2015 200m T47  DNS
2 2015 100m T47 12.74
5 2017 200m T47 26.27
4 2017 100m T47 12.90
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 200m T47 26.55
1 2014 100m T44/47 12.66
1 2014 Long Jump T47 4.41
2 2018 200m T45/46/47 26.45
2 2018 100m T45/46/47 13.07
  2018 400m T45/46/47  DNS