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SHANG Guangxu
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age23
Place of BirthTianjin, CHN
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2010 in Tianjin, People's Republic of China.
Club / Team
Tianjin: China
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
China
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
London, ENG
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (sohu.com, 28 Aug 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"As long as we train hard, overcome ourselves, overcome our injuries, results will inevitably happen, and dreams will be realised." (m.huanqiu.com, 10 Aug 2017)
Awards and honours
He received the May 1st Labour Medal and the May 4th Medal from the people's government of Tianjin, People's Republic of China, in recognition of his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (tjdpf.org.cnf, 08 Nov 2016)

In 2011 he was named an Elite Athlete by the municipal government of Tianjin, People's Republic of China. (tjzfxxgk.gov.cn, 21 Jun 2013)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy, mainly affecting the left side of his body. (news.21cn.com, 22 Jul 2017; radiotj.com, 14 Feb 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2012 200m T37 23.15
4 2012 100m T37 11.63
5 2016 100m T37 11.76
1 2016 Long Jump T37 6.77
Round 1 2016 400m T37 58.12
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2015 200m T37 22.70
  2015 400m T37  DNF
1 2015 Long Jump T37 6.47
Heats 2015 100m T37  DSQ
11 2017 100m T37 14.39
1 2017 Long Jump T37 6.58
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 400m T37 54.68
2 2014 Long Jump T36/37/38 6.12
1 2014 200m T37 23.41
1 2014 100m T37 11.73