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Bitao Huang

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW12

Further personal information

Residence
Fuzhou, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para cross-country skiing in June 2016 in Dalian, People's Republic of China. He had previously been involved in Para powerlifting.
Why this sport?
He loved sports and was interested in skiing.
Club / Team
Jiangxi Province: China
Name of coach
Zhu Dewen [national], CHN

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
China
Tournament
World Cup

General interest

Most influential person in career
Russian Para Nordic skier Roman Petushkov. (Athlete, 18 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
US basketball players Allen Iverson and Dwyane Wade. (Athlete, 18 Mar 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (cpc2008.org.cn, 20 Oct 2017)
Impairment
The impairment to his legs is the result of a traffic accident. (Athlete, 18 Mar 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2017 IPC Nordic skiing World Championships Finsterau, GER (Finsterau, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Sprint - Free Style Sitting Final 2017-02-12 24
Men's Long Distance - Classic Sitting Final 2017-02-16 14
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style Sitting Final 2017-02-19 18
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 15km Sitting Final 2018-03-11 16
Men's 1.1km Sprint Sitting Final 2018-03-14 20
Men's 7.5km Sitting Final 2018-03-17 24