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Fenfen Jiang

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Education, Physical Education - Hengyang Normal University: China

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2014 in Hunan Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She was introduced to the sport by her uncle, who was a physical education teacher. She was then scouted by the Disabled Persons' Federation in Hunan Province, People's Republic of China, as they were looking for potential Para athletes.
Club / Team
Hunan Province: China
Name of coach
Yang Xiaoping, CHN

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
China
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Rio de Janeiro, BRA

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the women's T35-38 4x100m relay at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her physical education teacher. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese Para sprinters Li Lu and Shi Yiting. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Injuries
She was struggling with a leg injury in the lead-up to the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro but recovered in time to compete at the Games. (edu.people.com.cn, 20 Apr 2018)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (k.sina.com.cn, 20 Apr 2018; special.univs.cn, 25 Apr 2019)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy, which affects the function of her left hand. (k.sina.com.cn, 20 Apr 2018; news.sina.com.cn, 23 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T37 Heat 1 2016-09-12 3
Women's 400 m T37 Final Round 2016-09-13 4
Women's 4x100 m T35-38 Final Round 2016-09-15 1
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T37 Final 1 2017-07-20 3
Women's 100 m T37 Heat 2 2017-07-22 6
Women's 100 m T37 Final 1 2017-07-22 5