Wang Yan walks out of hospital

Great news as reported by Blythe from the Gymblog:

(Wang Yan) … walked out of Shanghai No. 6 People’s Hospital using her own two feet, The Shanghai Daily reported yesterday.

Wang was reportedly paralyzed after suffering fractures and dislocation of the second and third vertebrae after falling on her uneven bars dismount at the Chinese National Championships June 10 in Shanghai.

read more … Wang Yan walks again « WordPress Gymblog

With the high profile of gymnastics in China prior to the Olympics, Wang Yan’s accident has been very much in the news there.


Beating paralysis, girl walks out of hospital
– Shanghai Daily

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