Xu Hong Yan

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Xu Hong Yan
Medal record
Track and field (athletics)
Representing  China
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta Shot Putt - F10-11
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Discus Throw - F12
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Discus Throw - F13
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta Discus Throw - F10-11
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney Shot Putt - F12
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens Shot Putt - F12

Xu Hong Yan is a paralympic athlete from China competing mainly in category F12 shot putt and discus events.

Xu Hong Yan competed in three consecutive paralympics games, winning medals each time. She first appeared in 1996 Summer Paralympics where she made her only appearance in the javelin and won a silver in the Discus and gold in the shot putt. The following games in Sydney in 2000 Summer Paralympics Hong Yan reversed her medals winning the gold medal in the discus and silver in the shot putt. This was a performance she repeated in her last games in 2004 Summer Paralympics where she again won silver in the shot and gold in the discus [1]