With record-breaking Olympic and Paralympic medal hauls, emerging stars and thrilling photo finishes, 2021 has given us a summer of sport to remember. Learn more about some of Asia’s sports stars––all honoured on the Gen.T List 2021. Find out how they’re breaking new ground: by representing their countries on the global stage, making esports more accessible to all, and more.
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1. Jasmine Shao-Man Chen
Jasmine Shao-Man Chen competed at her first Olympic Games this year in Tokyo, qualifying after topping the 2019 Olympic rankings for Southeast Asia and Oceania for the individual jumping event. The 32-year old athlete has been horseriding since she was eight and won a silver medal at her first Asian Games in 2006 when she was just 17.