Imagen
35326-Dening Zhu photo

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T38

Further personal information

Residence
Xiamen, CHN
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Physical Education - Jimei University: Xiamen, CHN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2015 in Xiamen, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He took up Para athletics because he wanted to exercise. He was also encouraged to train at Xiamen Sports School in the People's Republic of China.
Club / Team
Xiamen [CHN] / Fujian Province [CHN]:
Name of coach
Yang Xiaoping

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
China
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Indonesia

General interest

Hobbies
Reading. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Breaking the world record in T38 long jump at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Fujian Provincial Communist Youth League Committee Weibo page, 15 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
Coach Yang Xiaoping. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang. (Xiaoxiang Morning News, 06 May 2022)
Ambitions
To become a physical education teacher. (China Disabled Persons' Federation, 24 Sep 2021)
Impairment
He has congenital ataxia, which affects his coordination and balance. (Fujian Provincial Communist Youth League Committee Weibo page, 15 Mar 2022)