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LIU Chengming
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age31
Place of BirthChaoyang, CHN
Height1.70 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54
Further Personal Information
Residence
Chaoyang, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2004 in Shenyang, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He liked the sport, and also wanted to build his self-confidence and improve himself.
Club / Team
Liaoning Province [CHN] / Shenyang Sport University [CHN]:
Name of coach
Huang Peng [national], CHN
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
China
General Interest
Nicknames
Gold Medal King, Four Crowns King (yidianzixun.com, 09 Mar 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T53-54 4x400m relay at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
His coach, and all his rivals. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017, 26 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Chinese basketball player Yao Ming. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Injuries
He missed the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing because of injury. (sport.gov.cn, 10 Oct 2014)
Awards and honours
He took part in the torch relay ahead of the 2013 National Games in Liaoning, People's Republic of China. His leg of the relay was in Chaoyang, People's Republic of China. (liao1.com, 25 Aug 2013)

In 2013 he received the Model Labour Award from the Liaoning provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (ln.gov.cn, 20 Jul 2013)

In 2012 he was named a Model Worker by the Longcheng region of the People's Republic of China. (longcheng.nen.com.cn, 21 Sep 2012)

In 2012 he was named an Outstanding Athlete by the Liaoning provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (china.com.cn, 12 Jul 2012)

He has received the May 4th Medal in the People's Republic of China. (cdpf.org.cn, 09 Oct 2012)
Impairment
His impairment was caused by a medical error. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
8 2012 5000m T54 11:09.65
6 2012 1500m T54 3:12.86
3 2012 400m T54 47.36
1 2012 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:05.46
  2012 Marathon T54  DNF
8 2016 400m T54 47.69
7 2016 1500m T54 3:01.84
Round 1 2016 800m T54 1:38.54
1 2016 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:04.58
4 2016 Marathon T54 1:30:09
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2011 400m T54 47.95
1 2011 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:18.95
4 2015 1500m T54 3:04.89
21 2015 5000m T54 11:33.44
2 2015 400m T54 46.52
1 2015 800m T54 1:35.41
1 2015 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:08.32
16 2017 1500m T54 3:13.44
6 2017 400m T54 47.23
4 2017 800m T54 1:39.47
Asian Para Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 400m T54 47.14
6 2014 5000m T54 10:52.86
1 2014 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:07.87
5 2014 800m T54 1:36.18
5 2014 1500m T54 3:06.92