Page back
WANG Fang
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderWomen
Age35
Place of BirthTianjin, CHN
Height1.68 m
Weight 68 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T36
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 1999 in Tianjin, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She was recommended to the local federation for athletes with an impairment following some good performances at sports meetings.
Senior International Debut
Year
2002
Competing for
China
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Lille, FRA
General Interest
Nicknames
Fangfang (Athlete, 24 Jan 2011)
Injuries
She missed the T36 100m final at the 2011 World Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand, after pulling her hamstring the day before the race. (morethanthegames.co.uk, 26 Jan 2011)
Awards and honours
In 2008 she received the May 1st Labour Medal from the city government in Tianjin, People's Republic of China. (tianjinwe.com, 27 Sep 2008)

She was named Best Athlete with an Impairment at the 2002 China TV Sports Awards. (qq.com, 01 Sep 2008)

She has received the May 4th Youth Medal in People's Republic of China. (ccyl.org.cn, 19 Sep 2008)
Impairment
She was born with encephalomeningitis [inflammation of the brain and spinal cord], and was later diagnosed with cerebral palsy. (qq.com, 01 Sep 2008)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2004 100m T36 13.88 
1 2004 200m T36 28.60 
2 2004 400m T38 1:06.96 
1 2008 200m T36 29.57
1 2008 100m T36 13.82
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2002 100m T36 14.65
1 2002 200m T36 29.60
1 2006 100m T36 14.19
1 2006 200m T36 29.88
2 2011 200m T36 30.91
5 2011 4 x 100m Relay T35-38 59.33
8 2011 100m T36  DNS