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LIN Sheng

epee
Rank6
Pts139.000
Age26
HandL

Personal Information

Residence Fuzhou, CHN

Occupation Athlete

Languages Mandarin

License number 05011994003

Club

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Championship-1-1
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2019-07-15
Zone Championships-1-1
Tokyo (Chiba) (JAPAN), 2019-06-14
Grand Prix-1-1
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2018-03-23

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing at age 10 in Fuzhou, People's Republic of China.

Why this sport? She was spotted by a coach and asked to join a sports school.

Club / Team Fujian Province: China

Name of coach Hugues Obry [national], FRA

Handedness Left

International Debut

Year 2010

Competing for China

General Interest

Hobbies Reading, shopping. (Weibo profile, 08 Feb 2020; sports.cri.cn, 26 Mar 2018)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in individual epee at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. (Weibo profile, 08 Feb 2020)

Hero / Idol Chinese volleyball player Zhu Ting. (bucuo.me, 27 Mar 2019)

Injuries She injured a ligament in her knee at the 2019 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (fz.fjsen.com, 20 Jul 2019)

Sporting philosophy / motto "You can have a different approach to deal with difficulties, but never give up." (xinhuanet, 22 Aug 2010)

Awards and honours In 2013 she was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sports.sina.com.cn, 30 Jul 2013)

In 2011 she was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 29 Apr 2011)

Ambitions To win gold at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (sohu.com, 17 Dec 2019)

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