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Yin Hang (Chinese: 尹航; born 7 February 1997) is a female Chinese race walker who specialises in the 20 kilometres and 50 kilometres race walk. She was the silver medallist over 50 km at the 2017 World Championships in Athletics.[2]

Yin Hang
Personal information
Born (1997-02-07) 7 February 1997 (age 22)
Sport
Country China
SportAthletics
Event(s)20 km Race Walk
50 km Race Walk
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)20 km walk – 1:33:26 (2017)
50 km walk – 4:08:58 (2017)[1]

BiographyEdit

She took part in the 2017 World Championships inaugural 50 km women's event on August 13, 2017 where she won the silver medal in 4 h 08 min 58 s thereby beating her previous Asian Record. The race saw the participation of just seven athletes, out of which only four officially finished.[3][4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Yin Hang at IAAF
  2. ^ "50 Kilometres Race Walk Women − Final − Results" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Athletics: Henriques breaks own world record to win women's 50km title". Reuters. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  4. ^ "REPORT: WOMEN'S 50KM RACE WALK – IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS LONDON 2017". iaaf.org. Retrieved 13 August 2017.

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