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2009-Feixia Dong photo

Feixia Dong

Athletics
1

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Husband Zhou Feifei
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2004 in Shaanxi Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She went to a selection trial organised by the provincial team.
Club / Team
Shaanxi Province: China

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
China
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Beijing, CHN

General interest

Nicknames
Big Mouth (news.xpu.edu.cn, 17 Nov 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (xw.qq.com, 17 Aug 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coach Xue Wei. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese basketball player Yao Ming. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Surpass myself." (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
She was among the winners of the 10 Inspiration Role Models of Xian, People's Republic of China. (xw.qq.com, 17 Aug 2020)
Famous relatives
Her husband Zhou Feifei has competed in Para athletics at elite level. (chinadp.net.cn, 17 Sep 2015; m.xinhuanet.com, 19 Sep 2019)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo and the 2021 National Para Games in Xian, People's Republic of China. (news.hsw.cn, 11 Oct 2018; xw.qq.com, 17 Aug 2020)
Impairment
She contracted polio at age one, resulting in paralysis of her legs. (news.xpu.edu.cn, 17 Nov 2016; m.xinhuanet.com, 19 Sep 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F54-56 Final Round 14
Women's Discus Throw F54-56 Final Round 4
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F54-56 Final 2011-01-25 2
Women's Javelin F54-56 Final 2011-01-27 8
Women's Shot Put F54-56 Final 2011-01-29 9
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F55 Final 1 2015-10-25 6
Women's Discus Throw F55 Final 1 2015-10-28 2
Women's Javelin F56 Final 1 2015-10-29 6
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F56 Final Round 2016-09-10 9
Women's Discus Throw F55 Final Round 2016-09-17 1