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Changlong Gao

Athletics
1

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T44, F44, P44

Further personal information

Family
One son
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Sport Studies - Tianjin Institute of Sports: China

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2002.
Why this sport?
He was introduced to the sport by the Rizhao Impaired Federation in the People's Republic of China.

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Life has a lot of forks. Choose your own way, keep fighting and approach your goal step by step." (dzrb.dzwww.com, 13 Sep 2008)
Awards and honours
He took part in the torch relay ahead of the 2009 National Games in the People's Republic of China. His leg of the relay was in Rizhao, People's Republic of China. (dzwww.com, 24 Sep 2009)

In 2008 he received a First Class Merit award from the Shandong provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (rznews.cn, 08 Oct 2008)
Impairment
He has impaired muscle power in his left leg as the result of a medical accident when he has child. (rizhao.dzwww.com, 14 Sep 2015)
Other information
EARLY DAYS
He would sell ice lollies when he was at primary school to earn some extra money to help with the medical bills to treat his impairment. (dzrb.dzwww.com, 13 Sep 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F42/44 Final Round 3
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F44 Final 2011-01-23 2
Men's Long Jump F44 Final 2011-01-25 8
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F44 Final Round 2012-09-02 5