41540-Yuying Yang photo


Impairment information

Origin of Impairment

Further personal information


Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2012 in Fujian Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
One of her doctors encouraged her to join the provincial Para swimming team.

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"I believe I can overcome my impairment through hard work." (, 07 Dec 2015)
At age 14 doctors discovered she had an allergic purpura when red dots began appearing on her skin. After falling unconscious while receiving treatment in hospital, she lost the feeling in her lower limbs and was diagnosed as having sustained a neurological haemorrhage. (, 07 Dec 2015)