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Dong Qi

Powerlifting
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 1998 in Anshan, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was noticed by coaches from the local federation for athletes with an impairment while he was buying bus tickets with his father.
Club / Team
Liaoning Province : China
Name of coach
Peng Fuqiang [national], CHN

International debut

Year
2001
Competing for
China
Location
Nanjing, CHN

General interest

Nicknames
Fierce Tiger (xinhuanet.com, 06 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
He has received the May 4th Youth Medal during his career. (ccyl.org.cn, 04 Jan 2010)
Impairment
He was born with an impairment to his feet. After rehabilitation his left foot improved more than his right. (sports.sohu.com, 17 Sep 2008)
Other information
ILLNESS
He was diagnosed with diabetes in 2012. (xinhuanet.com, 06 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -82.5 kg Final Round 9
IPC Powerlifting World Championships Busan 2006 (Busan, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -100 kg Final Round 3
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -100 kg Final Round 1
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Over 100.00kg Final 2010-07-30 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -100 kg Final Round 2012-09-05 2
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 97.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-10 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -97 kg Final Round 2016-09-13 2
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 97.00kg Final 2017-12-07 5