Qian Yang

Never give up

Personal Details

Home town:

Shaanxi, China

Date of birth:

17 June 1996

Sporting Details

Event(s) / Discipline:

Para-table tennis

Disability:

Physical Impairment – Limb deficiency

Olympic / Paralympic History:

2012 London Paralympic Games - Gold & Silver 

2016 Rio Paralympic Games - 2 X Silver

- Above: Representing China

2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games

-Representing Australia

Sporting Highlights:

Qian Yang started playing table tennis at age five and by the age of 17 was a Paralympic gold medallist for China. Hailing from Qingjian County in Shaanxi, Qian also won a silver medal at London before claiming another two silver medals at Rio in 2016. Qian has also won multiple titles at the Asian Para Games and Asian Championships, establishing herself as one of the world’s premier Para-table tennis players.

Following Rio, Qian moved to Australia, registered with Table Tennis Australia and began her quest to bring glory to Australia’s Para-table tennis program, starting with the Tokyo Paralympics.

Credit: Paralympics Australia

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