32 y/o | Seniors


Women's wrestling


50 kg

About Yanan

Sunan is a bronze medalist at Rio 2016 Olympics...Placed 5th at 2019 World Championships to earn spot at Tokyo Olympics. Scored stunning 13-12 quarterfinal victory over Yuki IRIE (JPN), but lost 6-4 in semifinals to eventual champion Mariya STADNIK (AZE) and bronze-medal match to Ekaterina POLESHCHUK (RUS)...Victory over Irie avenged loss in final at Asian Championships 5 months earlier...Won lone world title in 2013 in 3rd trip to World Championships, defeating Sumiya ERDENECHIMEG (MGL) in final. Was silver medalist in 2012....Had fierce rivalry with Eri TOSAKA (JPN). Lost to her in final at 2014 Asian Games, beat her in semifinals en route to gold at 2016 Asian Championships, lost to her in semifinals at Rio Olympics...Scouted for wrestling by local sports officials, she left home at age 15 to join a sports school. Three years later, she was training with the national team in Beijing...Won 2010 world junior title in Budapest in first trip outside of China.