Chen Fengqing

Chen Fengqing (Chinese: 陈凤青, born 17 July 1985[4]) is a Chinese goalball player. She won a silver medal at each of the 2008, 2012, and 2016 Summer Paralympics.[5]

Chen Fengqing
Chen Fengqing Women's goalball 2012 Paralympics (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Born (1985-07-17) July 17, 1985 (age 36)
Chengjiang,[1] Yunnan, China
Height163 cm (5 ft 4 in)[2]
Weight64 kg (141 lb)[2]
Sport
SportWomen's goalball
Disability classB1[3] (formerly B2[4])
Chen Fengqing
Traditional Chinese陳鳳青
Simplified Chinese

Chen's visual impairment was congenital.[2] Before she took on goalball in 2003, Chen was doing farm work in her hometown.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Yang Hongchuan (12 September 2008). "盲人门球场上的"忍者":在寂寞煎熬中执守信念". Yunnan Daily (in Chinese). Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Chen Fengqing". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 27 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Goalball Women Quarterfinal Start List" (PDF). 2016 Summer Paralympics. 14 September 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Goalball Women Gold Medal Match Start List" (PDF). 2012 Summer Paralympics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 September 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  5. ^ "Fengqing Chen". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  6. ^ Hong Huimin (29 March 2010). "盲姑娘想找个"大眼睛"相伴一生". Morning Express (in Chinese). Retrieved 25 January 2020.