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Dandan YANG
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC China   
GenderWomen
Born14 Oct 1995 in Zhangzhou, CHN
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in kindergarten.
Club / Team
People's Liberation Army [PLA]: China
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the 10km event at the 2016 Asian Beach Games in Da Nang, Vietnam. (xcty.gov.cn, 26 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2016 she was named an Elite Athlete of National Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 26 Jan 2016)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
16 2015 Kazan, RUS 25km 5:42:19.5
11 2013 Barcelona, ESP 25km 5:19:13.7
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
59 2017   10km  
28 2017 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 1:50:07.8
11 2015 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 2:08:09.9
17 2015 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 2:07:01.20
6 2015 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 2:03:49
22 2014 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 2:09:42.4
14 2014 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 2:07:33.83
18 2013 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 2:05:41.4
14 2012 Shantou, CHN 10km 2:01:31.40
9 2011 Shantou, CHN 10km 2:05:34.33