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Yuanhui
Fu
People's Republic of ChinaPeople's Republic of China, CHN
Female
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
07 January 1996
Height
177 cm
Weight
63 kg
Residence
Hangzhou, CHN
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Exercise Rehabilitation Studies - Tianjin Medical University: China

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age five in Hangzhou, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She began to swim because her father thought it would improve her health as she was suffering from asthma at the time.
Club / Team
Zhejiang Province: China
Name of coach
Li Xuegang [personal], CHN

General Interest

Nicknames
Fu Ye (sports.qq.com, 28 Jul 2017)
Hobbies
Reading. (fx361.com, 02 Nov 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold medals in the 50m backstroke and 4x100m medley relay at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russian Federation, and a bronze medal in the 100m backstroke at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (mt.sohu.com, 12 Aug 2016; mnw.cn, 10 Aug 2015)
Injuries
In April 2018 she suffered from a left shoulder injury while competing at the Chinese trials for the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. (scmp.com, 17 Apr 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she was named one of the Top Ten Athletes of Zhejiang Province in the People's Republic of China. (sports.qq.com, 15 Feb 2017)

She was named the 2015 Female Athlete of the Year in Zhejiang Province. (jiangsu.china.com.cn, 28 Mar 2016)

In 2013 she was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of the People's Republic of China. (chinanews.com, 16 Apr 2013)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (sports.sina.cn, 21 Jul 2018)