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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F46

Further personal information

Residence
China
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2004 in Changde, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He took part in training for Para athletes organised by the local federation for people with an impairment. He then decided to train for discus and shot put.
Club / Team
Hunan Province: China

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
China
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Guangzhou, CHN

General interest

Hobbies
Basketball. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the men's F46 shot put at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang, Chinese basketball player Yao Ming. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Faster, higher, stronger." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2011 he won a Sportsmanship Award in Hunan Province, People's Republic of China. He was also presented with a Merit Citation Class One by the provincial government in Hunan during the same year. (cpc2008.org.cn, 19 Oct 2011; hanshou.gov.cn, 17 Feb 2011)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (cdrb.cdyee.com, 17 May 2019; m.sohu.com, 06 Aug 2017)
Impairment
The impairment to his right hand is the result of an accident with fireworks at age six. (cdrb.cdyee.com, 17 May 2019; Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F46 Final 2011-01-25 5
Men's Shot Put F46 Final 2011-01-28 5
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F46 Final 1 2015-10-24 2
Men's Shot Put F46 Final 1 2015-10-29 2
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F46 Final 1 2017-07-18 1
Men's Discus Throw F46 Final 1 2017-07-23 2