Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at a young age, and started training seriously as a Para swimmer in 2014.
Why this sport?
One of his doctors encouraged him to take up the sport as physical therapy.
Club / Team
Jiangsu Province: China
He was an able-bodied swimmer before his accident and won several national championship titles. (news.hexun.com, 24 May 2019; mt.sohu.com, 27 Dec 2016)
He was involved in a serious car accident at age 16, which resulted in spinal cord injuries. He fractured his fourth and fifth cervical vertebrae which caused damage to his central nervous system. He returned to swimming two months after the accident. (sohu.com, 17 Aug 2019; mt.sohu.com, 27 Dec 2016)
|Men's 100 m Backstroke S8||Final Round||2016-09-13||1|
|Men's 100 m Backstroke S8||Heat 2||2016-09-13||3|
|Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts||Final Round||2016-09-17||1|