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3229-Chongyao Xu photo

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F58

Further personal information

Residence
China
Occupation
Coach, Office Worker
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 1999 in Jiangsu, People's Republic of China.

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
China
Location
Brazil

General interest

Awards and honours
He received a Merit Citation Class One from the Jiangsu provincial government in the People's Republic of China in 2007, 2011 and 2016. (jiangsu.gov.cn, 07 Nov 2016; scl.zhenjiang.gov.cn, 21 Apr 2014)
Impairment
The impairment to one of his legs is the result of polio. He contracted the illness as a child. (jscl.gov.cn, 24 Aug 2012)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He has retired from the sport and become a coach in the national Para athletics team. (cpc2008.org.cn, 20 Apr 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F57/58 Final Round 9
Men's Javelin F57/58 Final Round 7
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F57/58 Final Round 2012-09-08 6