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Yuanyuan Peng

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW8

Further personal information

Residence
China
Occupation
Athlete, Coach
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para cross-country skiing in 2005.
Club / Team
Beijing: China

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
China
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Turin, ITA

General interest

Nicknames
The Single Arm Heroine (ahradio.com.cn, 19 Mar 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fifth in the women's standing 5km classic style event at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (Athlete, 18 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Fu Chunshan. (Athlete, 18 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian cross-country skier Marit Bjorgen. (Athlete, 18 Mar 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You can learn lots of things in each competition, and then improve yourself." (ahradio.com.cn, 19 Mar 2010)
Awards and honours
She was the People's Republic of China's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (k.sina.com.cn, 10 Mar 2018)
Other sports
She competed in athletics at the 2012 Heilongjiang Para Games in the People's Republic of China. (qqhrgd.com, 12 Mar 2012)
Ambitions
To coach at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (163.com, 06 Mar 2021)