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FU Yanlong
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age30
Place of BirthJilin, CHN
Height1.70 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F42
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Xu Zhenhua
Residence
Changchun, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Social Work Studies - Changchun Insitute : China
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2004 in Jilin, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He loved sports.
Club / Team
Jilin Province : China
Name of coach
Xin Yongcui [club], CHN
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
China
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Xin Yongcui. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Chinese Paralympic javelin thrower Gao Mingjie. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2012 he received the May 1st Labour Medal, the May 4th Youth Medal and National Elite Athlete Medal in the People's Republic of China. (xinhuanet.com, 19 Sep 2012; syxcb.gov.cn, 18 Sep 2012)
Famous relatives
His wife Xu Zhenhua has competed in Para athletics for Hunan Province in the People's Republic of China. (jl.chinanews.com,22 May 2013)
Impairment
The impairment to his left leg is a result of the effects of polio. He was diagnosed with the illness at age 11 months. (jl.ifeng.com, 05 Jul 2017; jl.chinanews.com, 22 May 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
9 2012 Discus Throw F42 36.54
1 2012 Javelin Throw F42 52.79
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2013 Discus Throw F42 40.53
2 2013 Javelin Throw F42 50.89
11 2015 Shot Put F42 11.64
6 2015 Discus Throw F42 39.70
16 2015 Javelin Throw F44 42.11
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 Javelin Throw F42/44 49.90
4 2014 Shot Put F42 11.52
1 2014 Discus Throw F42 41.31