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Panpan Yan

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2013 in Shijiazhuang, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was learning how to repair mobile phones and home appliances with somebody from his home town, who suggested that he could try to become a Para athlete.

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
China

General interest

Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2017 National Championships in Nanchang, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese Para powerlifter Shi Shanshan. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Impairment
The impairment to his legs is a result of the effects of polio. He contracted the illness at age eight months. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019; wemedia.ifeng.com, 14 Jun 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 97.00kg Final 2017-12-07 8