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Chenyang Wang

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW5/7

Further personal information

Residence
Shijiazhuang, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2015 at Yabuli Ski Resort in the People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was selected by representatives from the local federation for athletes with an impairment.
Club / Team
Hebei Province: Zhangjiakou, CHN
Name of coach
Zhu Dewen [national], CHN

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
China

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2017 National Championships in the People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
Coach Guo Xi. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
Chinese actor Jackie Chan. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Injuries
He fractured his clavicle in 2016. (hebsport.gov.cn, 13 Mar 2018)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (xinhuanet.com, 08 Feb 2022)
Impairment
He lost his arms at age 11 as the result of an electric shock. (chinadaily.com.cn, 19 Jan 2022; 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 Standing Final 2017-02-12 13
Open Relay Final 2017-02-15 8
Men's Long Distance - Classic Standing Final 2017-02-16 19
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style Standing Final 2017-02-19 21
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 20km Free Standing Final 2018-03-12 11
Men's 1.5km Sprint Classic Standing Final 2018-03-14 22
Men's 10km Classic Standing Final 2018-03-17 23
4x2.5km Open Relay Final 2018-03-18 10