From judoka to SWAT officer: Gen-Zer determined to chase her dream | Updated: 2023-05-04 06:30
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24-year-old Li Mengru, a former judo athlete, shares her journey to becoming a member of the Anti-terrorism & SWAT Department of Beijing.

Being a police officer was her childhood dream and over 10 years of sports training prepared the ground for making it a reality.

Though being a SWAT officer isn't among the most popular career choices for women, Li was determined to chase her own dream.

How is the life different as an athlete and as a SWAT officer? What difficulties she met and what support she received along the journey? The younger generations may find inspiration in Li's unusual career path.

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