Imagen
35606-Yawen Chen photo

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8

Further personal information

Languages
English, Mandarin
Higher education
Social Work Studies - Henan Radio and Television University: Zhengzhou, CHN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training seriously in Para swimming in 2009.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged to pursue the sport by the Tongbai County Disabled Persons' Federation in the People's Republic of China.
Club / Team
Henan Province: China

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Anything that can be accomplished by an able-bodied person can be accomplished through hard work. Things that cannot be accomplished by an able-bodied person can be accomplished by working harder." (news.163.com, 16 Oct 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (sohu.com, 25 Oct 2018)
Impairment
She lost her right arm at age 10 after she was involved in an accident. (henan100.com, 22 Jun 2018; news.163.com, 16 Oct 2015)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
She has worked as an English teacher for children at Henan Disabled Persons' Federation in the People's Republic of China. (henan.qq.com, 22 Jun 2018)