Imagen
35324-Sitong Lin photo

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F55

Further personal information

Residence
Ningde, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2013 in Fuzhou, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She was spotted by staff at the Municipal Disabled Persons' Federation of Ningde in the People's Republic of China, who put her forward when the provincial federation was recruiting athletes.
Club / Team
Fujian Province: China
Name of coach
Chen Jianmin [club], CHN

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
China
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Indonesia

General interest

Hobbies
Travel. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two gold medals at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Chen Jianmin. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese basketball player Yao Ming. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2020 she received the Fujian Province May 4th Youth Medal in the People's Republic of China. (new.qq.com, 26 Apr 2020; k.sina.com.cn, 26 Apr 2020)

In 2018 she was named a March 8th Red Banner Pace-Setter in Fujian Province, People's Republic of China. (m.thepaper.cn, 23 Jul 2019)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (fjnews.fjsen.com, 07 Dec 2018; m.thepaper.cn, 23 Jul 2019)
Impairment
She was diagnosed with acute myelitis at age four, resulting in paraplegia. (cmstop.ndsww.com, 01 Nov 2018; fjnews.fjsen.com, 07 Dec 2018; m.thepaper.cn, 23 Jul 2019)