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19 October, Tuesday

China honors female Paralympians as national role models

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A total of 16 individuals and five teams featuring female athletes will be honored by the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF) as national-level role models for their outstanding performances during the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
 
The ACWF said the female Paralympians trained and played in the Paralympic Games to the utmost, showing the world China's development in the cause of supporting the disabled and becoming paragons for people with disabilities.
 
The federation called on women to follow the example of the honored Paralympians, pursue excellence in their posts, and contribute to realizing the second centenary goal and the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation.
 
The list of honored athletes is as follows:
 
Individuals:
 
Guo Lingling (powerlifting)
 
Deng Xuemei (powerlifting)
 
Bian Jing (wheelchair fencing)
 
Tan Shumei (wheelchair fencing)
 
Gu Haiyan (wheelchair fencing)
 
Chen Minyi (archery)
 
Lin Yueshan (archery)
 
Zhou Zhaoqian (athletics)
 
Jiang Fenfen (athletics)
 
Gao Fang (athletics)
 
Zhou Xia (athletics)
 
Cai Liwen (swimming)
 
Ma Jia (swimming)
 
Liu Yu (swimming)
 
Yang Qiuxia (badminton)
 
Cheng Hefang (badminton)
 
Teams:
 
China's national wheelchair fencing women's epee team
 
China's national wheelchair fencing women's foil team
 
China's national table tennis women's team in TT1-3 class
 
China's national table tennis women's team in TT4-5 class
 
China's national table tennis women's team in TT6-8 class
 
(With input from Xinhua) 

 

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