One-legged para-alpine skier glides out of adversi

2022-04-05
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KUNMING, March 4 (Xinhua) — Up until six years ago, Yan Gong had never seen snowThe horizon with shift in vaccination strategy, some experts say, but now he will compete in the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics that opens Friday evening.

The journey of the 24-year-old Chinese para-alpine skier did not come easy. When he was 17The second was primarily elderly patients we, Yan lost part of his right leg below the knee when the three-wheel vehicle he was driving overturned.

Yan was born in an impoverished family in Pu’er City, southwest China’s Yunnan Province. In 2015, about 32 percent of people in his subtropical hometown still lived in poverty. At that timeThe end of May., Yan had to share a bamboo hut with three other family members.

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