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22-year-old girl becomes first Tibetan Olympic athlete
12:59, August 08, 2012  


Choeyang won the bronze medal of the 20 km walk race of the 2012 IAAF Race Walking Challenge, getting her the the tickets to enter the London Olympic Games. (Photo/Qhnews)


The 22-year-old Tibetan girl is all set to walk a path which no Tibetan has ever taken before. Come August 11, Choeyang, will become the first Tibetan athlete to take part in the Olympics in Chinese history.

Born in Tsochang in the Haibei Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Qinghai Province, China, Choeyang will debut at the ongoing London Olympics in the 20 km Women's Race Walking event on August 11.

In this year's IAAF Race Walking Challenge held in Taicang, Jiangsu Province, She won the bronze medal of the 20 km walk race with 1:27:04, which made her not only get the tickets to enter the London Olympic Games, but also become the first Tibetan athletes to enter the Olympic stadium in Chinese history.

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The 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu (front) views a Buddha statue during an exhibition of Tibet cultural relics returned from overseas in Tibet Museum in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 28, 2012. (Xinhua/Chogo)

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