12276-Daqing Zhu photo

Daqing Zhu

Athletics | Nordic Skiing


Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Yan Hanhan
Baoding, CHN
Athlete, Student
Higher education
Language Studies - Chinese, Literature - Hebei Normal University for Nationalities: Chengde, CHN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competitive sport in 2003 and took up Para Alpine Skiing in 2019.
Why this sport?
She enjoyed skiing.
Club / Team
Hebei Province: China
Name of coach
Dario Capelli [national, alpine skiing], ITA; Leon Svetlin [national, alpine skiing], BIH

General interest

Hero / Idol
Chinese Taipei singer Jay Chou. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
She takes time alone to focus before competing. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"As an athlete standing on the starting line, I think I'm the best. I must fight to the finishing line." (, 20 Aug 2012)
Other sports
She has represented the People's Republic of China in Para athletics and won bronze in T12 200m at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. She also holds a B2 classification in both Para alpine skiing and Para cross-country skiing. In Para alpine skiing she competed at the 2021 Asia Cup event in Yanqing, People's Republic of China. She also competed in Para cross-country skiing at the 2017 World Championships in Finsterau, Germany. (IPC, 15 Feb 2022, 26 Feb 2021; SportsDeskOnline, 15 Feb 2022)
To win a medal at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (, 03 Mar 2021)
She has congenital amblyopia, a condition that affects the eyes. (, 25 Jul 2005)


Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 3 2011-01-22 2
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 2 2011-01-25 2
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 2 2011-01-26 1
Women's 400 m T12 Final 2011-01-27 4
Women's 4x100 m T11-13 Final 2011-01-28 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 2 2012-09-01 1
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 4 2012-09-01 1
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 4 2012-09-02 1
Women's 100 m T12 Final Round 2012-09-02 4
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 1 2012-09-03 9999
Women's 200 m T12 Final Round 2012-09-06 3
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 3 2012-09-06 1
2017 IPC Nordic skiing World Championships Finsterau, GER (Finsterau, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Sprint - Free Style VI Final 2017-02-12 7
Women's Long Distance - Classic VI Final 2017-02-16 9999
Women's Middle Distance - Free Style VI Final 2017-02-19 9999