Jesse Yang Mengheng turned to swimming after his running category was cut from the Paralympics. Photos: Handout Jesse Yang Mengheng turned to swimming after his running category was cut from the Paralympics. Photos: Handout
Jesse Yang Mengheng turned to swimming after his running category was cut from the Paralympics. Photos: Handout

How to beat adversity: from losing both arms as a child to pro-athlete and top academic with Jesse Yang Mengheng

  • Jesse Yang Mengheng loses both arms after being electrocuted – the first of many setbacks as ‘defeats’ outweigh ‘triumphs’ for former Paralympic hopeful

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Jesse Yang Mengheng turned to swimming after his running category was cut from the Paralympics. Photos: Handout Jesse Yang Mengheng turned to swimming after his running category was cut from the Paralympics. Photos: Handout
Jesse Yang Mengheng turned to swimming after his running category was cut from the Paralympics. Photos: Handout
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