A Chinese sports magazine has found a Chinese photo identification card it says proves Yi Jianlian was born in 1984 and not 1987, making him 24 years old not 21. The site said the ID is Yi’s senior high registration form at Binhe Middle School in his home village of Xitou. Yi said through a spokesman, "I have no comment on that." If true, it would call into question China's success in FIBA youth competitions.
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