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XU Qiuping
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderWomen
Age34
Place of BirthShanghai, CHN
Height1.74 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
F37
Further Personal Information
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2005 in Shanghai, People's Republic of China.
Senior International Debut
Year
2008
Competing for
China
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Beijing, CHN
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver medals in the F37 shot put and F37 discus at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Chinese basketball player Yao Ming. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Win honour for my country." (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
She has received a Merit Citation Class One from the Shanghai city government in the People's Republic of China. (shanghai.gov.cn, 26 Sep 2012)
Impairment
She is unable to move her right hand because of damage to nerves in her brain. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015; jfdaily.com, 25 Aug 2008)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2008 Shot Put F37-38 10.21
2 2012 Shot Put F37 11.04
2 2012 Discus Throw F37 32.08
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2011 Discus Throw F37 28.74
2 2011 Shot Put F37 10.23
11 2011 Javelin Throw F38 20.16
7 2015 Shot Put F37 9.93
  2015 Discus Throw F38  NoM
7 2015 Javelin Throw F37 23.52