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Yun
Hao
People's Republic of ChinaPeople's Republic of China, CHN
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
23 June 1995
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Tourism - Southeast University: Nanjing, CHN

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age five in Hebei, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
His parents encouraged him to take up the sport to improve his health.
Club / Team
Hebei Province: China

International Debut

Year
2011
Competing for
China
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Beijing, CHN

General Interest

Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps, German swimmer Paul Biedermann. (news.sina.com.cn, 29 Aug 2012)
Injuries
In 2010 he was hampered by a foot injury and was absent from competition for about one year. (sports.sina.com.cn, 15 Sep 2014)
Awards and honours
In 2012 he was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the State General Administration of Sports in the People's Republic of China. (china.com.cn, 20 Apr 2012)