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WANG Haitao
Sport Wheelchair Curling
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age29
Place of BirthHarbin, CHN
Height1.75 m
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Harbin, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Harbin Sport University: China
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began curling in 2008 in Harbin, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He found that he enjoyed the sport.
Club / Team
Heilongjiang Province: China
Name of coach
Li Jianrui [national], CHN; Yue Qingshuang [national], CHN; Ru Xia, CHN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Fourth
Handedness
Left
Senior International Debut
Year
2008
Competing for
China
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fourth at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Chinese curler Yue Qingshuang. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Keep a high profile at work, keep a low profile as a man." (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Awards and honours
He was People's Republic of China's flag bearer during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (paralympic.org, 16 Mar 2014)

He took part in the torch relay ahead of the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, People's Republic of China. His leg of the relay was in Harbin, People's Republic of China. (news.163.com, 15 Oct 2010)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio he contracted at age nine. (sports.cctv.com, 08 Dec 2017; Athlete, 08 Mar 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 Team  
1 2018 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
8 2008/2009 Team  
5 2010/2011 Team  
3 2011/2012 Team  
3 2012/2013 Team  
2 2014/2015 Team  
4 2016/2017 Team