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Haiyan Lin

Shooting
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up shooting Para sport in 1991 in Beijing, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She fell in love with the sport as soon as she tried it.
Handedness
Right

International debut

Year
1994
Competing for
China
Location
Beijing, CHN

General interest

Nicknames
Sniper (sina.com.cn,14 Dec 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Don't say no to yourself." (cntv.cn, 15 Dec 2010)
Awards and honours
She won the Advanced Individual Sportsmanship award at the 2014 National Championships in the People's Republic of China. (bdpf.org.cn, 01 Jul 2014)

She has been presented with the May 1st Labour Medal and the March 8th Red Banner award during her career. (bdpf.org.cn, 15 Jul 2012)
Impairment
The impairment to her legs is a result of the effects of polio. She was diagnosed with the illness at age two. (thepaper.cn, 30 Jul 2014 )

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Air Pistol SH1 Preliminary 1
Women's Air Pistol SH1 Final Round 2
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 1
Women's Air Pistol SH1 Final Round 1