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HUANG Lisha
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderWomen
Age30
Place of BirthShijiazhuang, CHN
Height1.50 m
Weight 42 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Residence
Shijiazhuang, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2004 in Hebei, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She liked sports and wanted to improve herself.
Club / Team
Hebei Province: Shijiazhuang, CHN
Name of coach
Tian Yuchuan [club], CHN
Training Regime
She trains for up to five hours a day.
Senior International Debut
Year
2008
Competing for
China
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Beijing, CHN
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Coach Huang Peng. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"As long as you don't reach the finish line, you shouldn't stop." (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2007 and 2011 she was awarded a Merit Citation Class One by the provincial government of Hebei in the People's Republic of China. (he.xinhuanet.com, 23 Dec 2015)

In 2008 she was named a national March 8th Red Banner Holder by the All-China Women's Federation. (he.xinhuanet.com, 23 Dec 2015)

In 2008 she was selected as an Advanced Individual in recognition of her performance at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (he.xinhuanet.com, 23 Dec 2015)

She has been presented with the May 4th Youth Medal, which is the highest honour for young people in the People's Republic of China. She is also a recipient of the National May 1st Labour Medal. (wenming.cn, 19 Nov 2012)
Impairment
The impairment to her legs is a result of polio. She was diagnosed with the illness at age one. (he.xinhuanet.com, 23 Dec 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2008 100m T53 16.22
1 2008 200m T53 29.17
1 2008 4 x 100m Relay T53-54 57.61
1 2012 100m T53 16.42
2 2012 800m T53 1:53.10
1 2012 200m T53 29.18
3 2012 400m T53 56.87
1 2016 100m T53 16.28
4 2016 400m T53 55.52
7 2016 800m T53 1:52.15
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2011 100m T53 17.13
2 2011 200m T53 30.52
1 2011 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:46.11 WR
1 2011 400m T53 59.18
1 2013 200m T53 29.76
1 2013 100m T53 17.09
1 2015 100m T53 16.29
3 2015 400m T53 58.45
6 2015 800m T53 1:54.58
6 2015 5000m T54 12:15.00
1 2015 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:43.54
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 200m T53 30.07
3 2014 1500m T54 3:36.39
2 2014 800m T53 1:58.47
1 2014 100m T53 16.68