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ZOU Lijuan
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
Place of BirthXuzhou, CHN
Height1.65 m
Weight 68 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Further Personal Information
Higher education
Social Work Studies - Jiangsu Open University: China
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2012 in Xuzhou, People's Republic of China.
Club / Team
Jiangsu Province: Nanjing, CHN
Name of coach
Li Xiuqing [national], CHN, from 2017
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two gold medals at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Xu Chongyao. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Chinese powerlifter Zhang Haidong. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"No pain, no gain." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
She was born with cerebral palsy due to complications at birth. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2016 Javelin Throw F34 21.86
1 2016 Shot Put F34 8.75
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2015 Shot Put F34 8.37
1 2015 Javelin Throw F34 20.98
1 2017 Shot Put F34 8.23
1 2017 Javelin Throw F34 20.67
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 Javelin Throw F33/34 17.92
1 2014 Shot Put F34 7.90
1 2018 Javelin Throw F33/34 22.28
1 2018 Shot Put F34 8.19