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Yazhu Feng

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S2

Further personal information

Residence
China
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2010 in Tianjin, People's Republic of China.
Club / Team
Tianjin: China

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the S2 50m backstroke at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (SportsDeskOnline, 18 Aug 2021; epaper.rmzxb.com.cn, 15 Sep 2015)
Hero / Idol
Chinese swimmer Sun Yang. (163.com, 06 Sep 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you work hard, you can achieve your dream." (163.com, 06 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
In 2016 she was presented with the May 4th Youth Medal and named a March 8th Red Banner Holder of Tianjin in the People's Republic of China. (tjdpf.org.cn, 08 Nov 2016)

In 2012 she received the May 4th Youth Medal from the All-China Youth Federation and Communist Youth League of China. (gov.cn, 12 Sep 2012)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (k.sina.cn, 18 Aug 2021; chinanews.com, 17 Aug 2021)
Impairment
She was born with paralysis. (xinhuanet.com, 16 Oct 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 2012-09-05 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 2016-09-09 2
Women's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 2016-09-15 2