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Yilin Shan

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW12

Further personal information

Residence
Qinhuangdao, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2016 in Dalian, People's Republic of China.
Club / Team
Hebei Province : China
Name of coach
Zhu Dewen [national], CHN

General interest

Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
At competitions she wears a scarf featuring the animated character Totoro, from the film 'My Neighbor Totoro'. (OIS, 11 Mar 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I am often inspired by my teammates who have a more severe impairment than me. What's more, skiing is fun. I just love the feeling of sliding on the snow." (global.chinadaily.com.cn, 30 Mar 2021)
Impairment
She was born with a malformation to the lower part of her right leg. (global.chinadaily.com.cn, 30 Mar 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2017 IPC Nordic skiing World Championships Finsterau, GER (Finsterau, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Sprint - Free Style Sitting Final 2017-02-12 13
Women's Long Distance - Classic Sitting Final 2017-02-16 10
Women's Middle Distance - Free Style Sitting Final 2017-02-19 12