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LIU Fuliang
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age27
Place of BirthJiangmen, CHN
Height1.83 m
Weight 67 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T47
Further Personal Information
Residence
Jiangmen, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Cantonese, Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2006 in Jiangmen, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
His talent was identified by coach Zeng Huawei, who watched him perform at a long jump competition. Before taking up para-athletics, he had been involved in cycling, shooting and badminton.
Club / Team
Guangdong Province: China
Name of coach
Zeng Huawei [club], CHN
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
China
General Interest
Hobbies
Surfing the internet, playing computer games. (chinadaily.com.cn, 04 Sep 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two gold medals at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
US sprinter Carl Lewis. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"A bird can still fly with a broken wing." (caspd.org.cn, 22 May 2012)
Awards and honours
He was flag bearer for the People's Republic of China at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. He performed a similar role at the closing ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (cntv.cn, 19 Oct 2014; sina.com, 09 Sep 2012)

In 2012 he was presented with the May 4th Youth Medal and a Merit Citation Class One by the Guangdong provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (kp.com.cn, 15 Feb 2014)

In 2012 he was given the May 1st Medal by the city government of Jiangmen in the People's Republic of China. He was also named an Outstanding Young Person of Jiangmen in the same year. (kp.com.cn, 15 Feb 2014)
Impairment
He lost his left hand at age 11 following an accident while he was playing with firecrackers. (kp.com.cn, 15 Feb 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2012 Triple Jump F46 15.20
1 2012 Long Jump F46 7.15
2 2012 4 x 100m Relay T42-46 42.98
4 2016 Long Jump T47 7.09
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2013 Long Jump T46 7.10
1 2013 Triple Jump T46 14.76
1 2015 Triple Jump T47 15.29
1 2015 Long Jump T47 7.19
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 Long Jump T47 6.73
Heats 2014 100m T47 11.73