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11703-Yaping Yan photo

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 13 in Yiyang, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
Her potential was noticed by shooting coach Wang Banping.
Handedness
Right

General interest

Nicknames
Sharpshooter (yiyang.house.sina.com.cn, 24 Oct 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (paralympic.org, 23 Feb 2019)
Impairment
She was diagnosed with polio at age two. The illness resulted in an impairment to her right leg. (news.sina.com.cn, 09 Sep 2016; sina.com.cn, 24 Oct 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R2 - Women's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 2016-09-08 4
R2 - Women's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Final Round 2016-09-08 3
R8 - Women's 50 m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Qualification 2016-09-13 3
R8 - Women's 50 m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Final Round 2016-09-13 6
R6 - Mixed 50 m Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2016-09-14 26
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R8 - Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Final 2018-05-05 7
R8 - Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 4
R6 - Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 27
R2 - Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Final 2018-05-05 4
R2 - Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 3
Team R6 - Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 5