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JIN Zhipeng
Sport Para swimming
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age26
Place of BirthNanping, CHN
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S4, SB3, SM4
Further Personal Information
Residence
China
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Sport Psychology - Beijing Sport University : China
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age five in Nanping, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
A doctor advised his parents he should learn to swim to avoid muscular atrophy.
Club / Team
Fujian Province : Nanping, CHN
Name of coach
Xu Yang [club, national], CHN
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (fj-sh.com, 15 Sep 2015)
Injuries
He had an operation to treat kidney stones a month before the 2014 Asian Para Games. He recovered in time to compete at the event in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (difang.gmw.cn, 21 Nov 2014)
Awards and honours
He was presented with the May 1st Labour Medal of Fujian Province in the People's Republic of China. The honour was in recognition of his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (gov.cn, 18 Oct 016)

He has received a Merit Citation Class One from the Fujian provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (fj.xinhuanet.com, 21 May 2015)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy as the result of being born prematurely. (weixinnu.com, 29 Jun 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2016 100m Freestyle S4 1:26.05
2 2016 150m Individual Medley SM4 2:26.91 
3 2016 200m Freestyle S4 3:03.94 
1 2016 50m Breaststroke SB3 47.54
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2015 150m Individual Medley SM4 2:36.90
5 2015 100m Freestyle S4 1:28.36
4 2015 50m Breaststroke SB3 53.06
Heats 2015 50m Backstroke S4 53.25
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 200m Freestyle S4 3:13.06
3 2014 50m Backstroke S4 53.01
  2014 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points  DSQ
1 2014 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 2:37.80
3 2014 100m Freestyle S4 1:30.71
4 2014 50m Freestyle S4 41.49
2 2014 50m Breaststroke SB3 53.37
3 2014 50m Butterfly S4 59.75