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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T46

Further personal information

Residence
China
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Business Administration - Yunnan University of Finance and Economics: Kunming, CHN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began serious training in 2009.
Club / Team
Yunnan Province: China

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the T46 marathon at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (sports.sohu.com, 21 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang. (clzg.cn, 04 Nov 2009)
Injuries
He has sustained an injury to his waist area during his sporting career. (bilibili.com, 09 Oct 2020)
Awards and honours
He received the National May 1st Labour Medal in the People's Republic of China in recognition of his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (news.163.com, 21 Sep 2016)

In 2014 he was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (yuxicl.org.cn, 11 Dec 2014)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (bilibili.com, 09 Oct 2020; yn.people.com.cn, 14 Aug 2021)
Impairment
He lost his left arm after suffering an electric shock as a child. (sj.yunnan.cn, 20 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T46 Final 1 2015-10-22 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T46 Final Round 2016-09-16 9999
Men's Marathon T46 Final Round 2016-09-18 1