SUN Yiwen


Personal Information

Residence China

Occupation Athlete

Languages Mandarin

World Cup4-37
Legnano (ITALY), 2015-10-23La Havane (CUBA), 2018-01-19
Barcelone (SPAIN), 2017-01-20Tallin (ESTONIA), 2018-11-09
Suzhou (CHINA), 2017-11-10Tallin (ESTONIA), 2019-11-01
Dubai (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES), 2018-05-04
Zone Championships--11
Hong Kong (HONG KONG, CHINA), 2017-06-17
Grand Prix1-12
Cali (COLOMBIA), 2019-05-03Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL), 2015-05-23
Olympic Games--11
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL), 2016-08-06

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing in 2006 in Yantai, People's Republic of China.

Why this sport? She was encouraged to take up the sport by coach Xu Zhaowei. She also wanted to improve her health.

Club / Team Shandong Province: China

Name of coach Hugues Obry [national], FRA

Handedness Left

International Debut

Year 2013

Competing for China

Tournament World Cup

General Interest

Nicknames Fencing Goddess (sohu.com, 10 Apr 2018)

Hobbies Listening to music, sport. (Weibo profile, 26 Jan 2018)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning silver in team epee at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (jiaodong.net, 29 Aug 2016)

Hero / Idol Chinese swimmer Ning Zetao. (sport.gov.cn, 18 Aug 2016)

Injuries In 2016 she was troubled by a leg injury. (paper.dzwww.com, 13 Aug 2016)

Sporting philosophy / motto "Soar like a phoenix rising from the ashes." (sohu.com, 09 Jun 2017)

Awards and honours In 2014 she was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 03 Jan 2014)

Famous relatives Her younger brother Sun Jiayu has competed in fencing at city level in the People's Republic of China. (qx.shm.com.cn, 03 Aug 2016)

Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (tyj.yantai.gov.cn, 27 Aug 2018)


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