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Fang Wang

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T36

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 1999 in Tianjin, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She was recommended to the local federation for athletes with an impairment following some good performances at sports meetings.

International debut

Year
2002
Competing for
China
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Lille, FRA

General interest

Nicknames
Fangfang (Athlete, 24 Jan 2011)
Injuries
She missed the T36 100m final at the 2011 World Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand, after pulling her hamstring the day before the race. (morethanthegames.co.uk, 26 Jan 2011)
Awards and honours
In 2008 she received the May 1st Labour Medal from the city government in Tianjin, People's Republic of China. (tianjinwe.com, 27 Sep 2008)

She was named Best Athlete with an Impairment at the 2002 China TV Sports Awards. (qq.com, 01 Sep 2008)

She has received the May 4th Youth Medal in the People's Republic of China. (ccyl.org.cn, 19 Sep 2008)
Impairment
She was born with encephalomeningitis [inflammation of the brain and spinal cord], and was later diagnosed with cerebral palsy. (qq.com, 01 Sep 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T36 Final Round 1
Women's 200 m T36 Final Round 1
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T36 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m T36 Final Round 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T36 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m T36 Final Round 1
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T38 Final Round 2
Women's 200 m T36 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m T36 Final Round 1
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T36 Heat 1 2011-01-22 2
Women's 200 m T36 Final 2011-01-23 2
Women's 4x100 m T35-38 Final 2011-01-24 5
Women's 100 m T36 Heat 2 2011-01-25 1
Women's 100 m T36 Final 2011-01-26 9999