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Yi Feng Shen

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Beijing, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 2016.
Why this sport?
He was recruited to the sport by the Hebei Para Sports Federation in the People's Republic of China.
Club / Team
Hebei Province: China
Name of coach
Yin Jiwu [club, national], CHN; Nikolay Sharshukov [national], RUS
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

General interest

Nicknames
Little Whirlwind (shaheshi.gov.cn, 17 Sep 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2018 World Championships C-Pool in Vierumaki, Finland. (sohu.com, 14 Nov 2018)
Awards and honours
He was named Best Forward, and was the Scoring Leader [goals and assists] and Goal Scoring Leader at the 2021 World Championships B Pool in Ostersund, Sweden. (paralympic.org, 22 Sep 2021)

He was named Best Forward and Best Athlete at the 2021 National Games for Persons with Disabilities in Shaanxi, People's Republic of China. (shaheshi.gov.cn, 17 Sep 2021)

He was named Best Forward at the 2019 World Championships B-Pool in Berlin, Germany. (paralympic.org, 13 Sep 2021)

He received the Sportsmanship Award at the 2017 Chinese National Championships. (sohu.com, 13 Sep 2017)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (sohu.com, 13 Sep 2017; shaheshi.gov.cn, 17 Sep 2021)
Impairment
He was involved in a train accident in 2005. Both of his legs were amputated two months after the accident. (news.youth.cn, 25 Jan 2016; sohu.com, 13 Sep 2017)