Chinese student runs 30 km daily to save bus fare

Beijing : A school student in China runs 30 km everyday from home to school and back to save $1.4 in bus fare, a media report said.

The 19-year-old high school student, Yan Mingqiang, in Yuzhou in Henan province has been covering the 30 km distance for the past two years, reported China Daily citing

Yan is from a poor family and both his parents are sick.

He works during vacation to reduce financial pressure on his family.

The media report said that his teachers feel Yan has become a promising long-distance runner.


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