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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S11, SB11, SM11

Further personal information

Residence
Beijing, CHN
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Music - Beijing Union University: China

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He developed an interest in Para swimming at age eight.
Why this sport?
He was inspired to take up the sport after watching Chinese Para swimmer Yang Bozun compete.
Club / Team
Beijing: China

General interest

Most influential person in career
Chinese Para swimmer Yang Bozun. (epaper.tianjinwe.com, 25 Aug 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2014 he was named an Elite Para Athlete of International Class by the China Administration of Sport for Persons with Disabilities. (cpc2008.org.cn, 15 Nov 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (dxs.moe.gov.cn, 13 Aug 2020)
Impairment
His vision impairment is the result of an illness. (dxs.moe.gov.cn, 13 Aug 2020)