Who is Qieyang Shijie?
Qieyang Shenjie, also known as Qieyang Shijie is a Chinese race walker. She was born in Haiyan, Haibei T.A.P, Qinghai province, and her family are herders. She won bronze medal in the Women's 20 km walk race in 2012 Summer Olympics in London. She is the first ethnic Tibetan to compete and win a medal in the Olympics. After winning the medal, Qieyang Shenjie said she was most grateful to her coach.
She was selected into the Qinghai Team in April 2008 by Yuan Dejiu, the major coach of the team who found her speciallity when let accompany someone other to run and gave her her nickname "little tokyi". In June 2010, she was selected by Zhang Fuxin, who later became her coach, into the National Team.
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