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ZHAO Yufei
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age30
Place of BirthShijiazhuang, CHN
Height1.62 m
Weight 63 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T53, F54
Further Personal Information
Residence
Shijiazhuang, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2005 in Hebei province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was selected by the local federation for people with impairments.
Club / Team
Hebei Province: Shijiazhuang, CHN
Name of coach
Huang Peng [national], CHN, from 2007
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
China
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
London, ENG
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
His coach Huang Peng. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Perseverance means victory." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Impairment
He had a fever and was diagnosed with polio at age nine months. The condition resulted in an impairment to his legs. (hebei.com.cn, 15 Sep 2012; Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2012 100m T53 15.09
Round 1 2012 800m T53 1:42.75
3 2012 200m T53 26.00
Round 1 2016 100m T53 15.17
6 2016 400m T53 50.42
Round 1 2016 800m T53 1:44.46
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2017 400m T53 55.18
11 2017 100m T53 16.17