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LI Junsheng
Sport Para swimming
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age18
Place of BirthBeihai, CHN
Height1.70 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S5, SB4, SM5
Further Personal Information
Residence
Beihai, CHN
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2011 in Beihai, People's Republic of China.
Club / Team
Guangxi [CHN] / Yunzhinan Club [CHN]:
Name of coach
Zhang Honghu [national], CHN; Liu Tao [national], CHN; Li Mengzhong [national], CHN
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
China
Location
Saint Paul, MN, USA
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Huang Min. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Surpass myself." (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
He was presented with the May 1st Labour Medal in recognition of his achievements at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (thepaper.cn, 21 Sep 2016)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2016 200m Freestyle S5 3:03.55
1 2016 100m Breaststroke SB4 1:35.96
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2017 100m Breaststroke SB4 1:32.38
3 2017 200m Freestyle S5 3:05.74
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2018 100m Backstroke S6 1:46.31
9 2018 100m Breaststroke SB6 1:53.01
5 2018 100m Freestyle S5 1:24.11
3 2018 50m Freestyle S5 36.49