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Yu Chui Yee

Alison Yu Chui Yee (Chinese: 余翠怡; Jyutping: jyu4 ceoi3 ji4; born 29 March 1984) is a wheelchair fencer from Hong Kong. When she was 11 years old, she suffered from bone cancer, leading to the amputation of her left leg. She began as a swimmer but switched to fencing at the age of 17. At the 2004 Summer Paralympics, she won four gold medals in both the individual and team events of épée and foil. She was the first athlete to win four gold medals in fencing. At the 2008 Summer Paralympics, she represented Hong Kong again, but since the team matches were canceled, she only won one gold and one silver medal in the individual events.

Posted: 2019-03-03By: pandao