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Chunmiao Wu

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11

Further personal information

Family
Husband Qi Shun
Residence
Qingdao, CHN
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 1999 in Qingdao, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
The local federation for athletes with an impairment in Qingdao, People's Republic of China, recommended that she have a two-week trial with the Shandong Province team.

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
China
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Athens, GRE

General interest

Awards and honours
She swore the oath as the athlete representative during the opening ceremony of the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (2008.qq.com, 06 Sep 2008)

She took part in the torch relay ahead of the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. Her leg of the relay was in Qingdao, People's Republic of China. (sohu.com, 02 Sep 2008)

In 2006 she was named a Self-Improvement Model of Shandong Province in the People's Republic of China. (news.xinhuanet.com, 21 May 2006)

In 2005 she was named an Advanced Worker and received the May 4th Youth Contribution Medal from the Shandong provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (xinhuanet.com, 28 Jan 2005)

In 2004 she received a Merit Citation Class One from the Shandong provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (china.com.cn, 07 Sep 2008)
Famous relatives
Her husband Qi Shun won gold in the T12 marathon at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (chinadp.net.cn, 28 Mar 2016)
Impairment
She lost her vision at age 10 because of glaucoma. (hetvad.com, 12 Apr 2015)
Other information
RETIREMENT AND COMEBACK
She quit the sport after the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing and married fellow Chinese Paralympian Qi Shun in 2009. Later that year, the couple opened a massage parlour in Qingdao, People's Republic of China. In August 2010 she decided to make a comeback and began training again. (chinadaily.com.cn, 19 Dec 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 1 2
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 1 2
Women's 100 m T11 Final A 2
Women's 200 m T11 Heat 3 1
Women's 200 m T11 Heat 2 1
Women's 200 m T11 Final A 1
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 1 9999
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T11 Final A 2
Women's 200 m T11 Heat 2 1
Women's 100 m T11 Final A 1
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 2 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T11 Final A 2
Women's 200 m T11 Heat 2 2
Women's 200 m T11 Heat 3 1
Women's 100 m T11 Final A 3
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 2 2
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 1 1
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 3 2011-01-24 2
Women's 100 m T11 Final 2011-01-25 3
Women's 4x100 m T11-13 Final 2011-01-28 2