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Athletes

Yiwen
Shao
People's Republic of ChinaPeople's Republic of China, CHN
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
10 March 1995
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in kindergarten in Hangzhou, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
A coach spotted her talent for the sport.
Club / Team
Zhejiang Province: China

General Interest

Hero / Idol
Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen. (sports.qq.com, 04 Apr 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Spend every day with a happy heart." (Weibo profile, 26 Nov 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2010 she was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the State General Administration of Sports in the People's Republic of China. She was previously named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the association in 2008. (sport.gov.cn, 27 Apr 2010, 19 Mar 2008)