Qian is queen of the pool

Qian HongyanI have posted the story of Qian Hongyan before. Now, she is training to become an athlete. Wish you all the best, Qian!

She may have been forced to use a basketball as a prosthetic but that has not stopped her ambition to compete on the sporting world's biggest stage.

Qian Hongyan, whose plight touched millions of people around the globe, has joined a swimming club and begun training to fulfill her dream of competing in the 2012 Paralympics in London.

Although Hongyan now has a pair of hi-tech prosthetic limbs, she still uses the basketball from time to time as it helps her get in and out of the pool.

Link & Image: Metro