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Duan Li

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
One son
Residence
Shenyang, CHN
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1999.
Why this sport?
He began doing the long jump as he was used to jumping from playing basketball before his accident.

General interest

Hobbies
Sport. (Weibo profile, 04 Jul 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold medals in the F11 long jump and F11 triple jump at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (chinadp.net.cn, 18 Oct 2016; tibet.cn, 19 Sep 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Jin Fan. (tibet.cn, 19 Sep 2015)
Hero / Idol
US basketballer Michael Jordan. (Athlete, 24 Jan 2011)
Awards and honours
In 2007 he was named Hero of Shenyang Army in People's Republic of China. (news.qq.com, 16 Sep 2008)
Other sports
Before his accident he played able-bodied basketball for the Shenyang Army Team in People's Republic of China. (syradio.cn, 08 Aug 2009; sina.com.cn, 29 Mar 2005)
Famous relatives
His mother played for the Jilin provincial basketball team in People's Republic of China. (sxdaily.com.cn, 13 Sep 2008)
Impairment
He lost his sight in 1996 due to an exploding fire extinguisher. (chinadp.net.cn, 18 Oct 2016)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He retired from the sport to spend more time with his family. (chinadp.net.cn, 18 Oct 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F11 Final Round 3
Men's Triple Jump F11 Final Round 2
Men's Javelin F11 Final Round 7
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Triple Jump F11 Final Round 1
Men's Long Jump F11 Final Round 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F11 Final Round 4
Men's Triple Jump F11 Final Round 2
Men's Long Jump F11 Final Round 1
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F11 Final Round 4
Men's Triple Jump F11 Final Round 1
Men's Long Jump F11 Final Round 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F11 Final Round 2
Men's Triple Jump F11 Final Round 3
Men's Javelin F11 Final Round 7
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F11 Final 2011-01-27 3
Men's Triple Jump F11 Final 2011-01-28 1
Men's Long Jump F11 Final 2011-01-29 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F11 Final Round 2012-09-04 3
Men's Triple Jump F11 Final Round 2012-09-06 2