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FAN Yilin (CHN)

Identity

Title
Ms
Gender
female
Lastname
FAN
Firstname
Yilin
Country
China
City
SHANGHAI
Country of birth
China
Place of birth
Taizhou
Year of birth
1999
Height
148 cm / 4' 10''
Weight
37 kg / 82 lb
Discipline(s)
Women's Artistic Gymnastics
Facebook page

Nickname

Fanfan (newsxmwb.xinmin.cn, 07 Sep 2017)

Occupation

Athlete

Spoken languages

Mandarin

Club

Shanghai [China]

Coach

Wang Qunce [national], CHN; Xu Jinglei [national], CHN (baijiahao.baidu.com, 11 May 2018; sports.sina.com.cn, 13 Oct 2017)

Sporting relatives

Her younger brother has been a member of the Shanghai shooting team in the People's Republic of China. (mt.sohu.com, 05 Aug 2016)

Injuries

In 2017 she ruptured her cruciate ligament and missed the selection tests for the Chinese national team ahead of the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. (baijiahao.baidu.com, 12 Aug 2018)

National Team

2014 (mt.sohu.com, 05 Aug 2016)

Start sporting career

She took up the sport at age six in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. (dy.163.com, 12 Aug 2018; mt.sohu.com, 05 Aug 2016)

Reason for taking up the sport

Her father encouraged her to try the sport. (dy.163.com, 12 Aug 2018; mt.sohu.com, 05 Aug 2016)

Ambitions

To win gold on uneven bars at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (021fenlei.com, 13 Aug 2018; dy.163.com, 12 Aug 2018)

Most memorable sporting achievement

Winning gold on uneven bars at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, and claiming bronze in the team event at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (sports.sina.com.cn, 10 Aug 2016; paper.taizhou.com.cn, 05 Dec 2015)

Hero / Idol

Australian artistic gymnast Larrissa Miller. (fig-gymnastics.com, 03 Oct 2018)

Awards

She was presented with the 2016 Sports Medal of Honour by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sports.ifeng.com, 05 Jan 2017)

In 2013 she was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 14 Nov 2013)

Additional information

General
NAMED ELEMENT
In December 2017 'The Fan' was added to the Code of Points for the uneven bars by the International Gymnastics Federation [FIG]. The element, first performed by her at the 2017 World Championships in Montreal, QC, Canada, involves a dismount from L-grip, swing backward, half [180 degree] turn to double salto backward tucked and has a 'D' value. (fig-gymnastics.com, 15 Dec 2017)

HISTORIC SHARED GOLD
She shared the gold medal for the uneven bars with Viktoria Komova, Daria Spiridonova and Madison Kocian at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. All four athletes finished with a score of 15.366 to record the first time that four athletes had tied for a gold medal in the history of the world championships. (reuters.com, 31 Oct 2015)

Last update : 2018-10-09

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
63
Score Qualif.
43.632 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
15.266
Balance Beam
Rank Final
6
Score Final
14.500
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
14.866
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
40
Score Qualif.
13.500
Team
Rank Final
3
Score Final
176.003
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
175.279
All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
131
Score Qualif.
15.000 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.166
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
15.000
All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
237
Score Qualif.
28.799 
Uneven Bars
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.366
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
14.966
Balance Beam
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
28
Score Qualif.
13.833
Team
Rank Final
2
Score Final
176.164
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
225.127

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