17053-Fuliang Liu photo

Fuliang Liu



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Jiangmen, CHN
Cantonese, Mandarin
Higher education
Jiangmen Sports School: China

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2006 in Jiangmen, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
His talent was identified by coach Zeng Huawei, who watched him perform at a long jump competition. Before taking up Para athletics, he had been involved in cycling, shooting and badminton.
Club / Team
Guangdong Province [CHN] / Jiangmen [CHN]:
Name of coach
Zeng Huawei [Guangdong], CHN

International debut

Competing for

General interest

A Lliang (, 08 Sep 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two gold medals at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
His father. (, 08 Sep 2017)
Hero / Idol
US sprinter Carl Lewis. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"A bird can still fly with a broken wing." (, 22 May 2012)
Awards and honours
He was flag bearer for the People's Republic of China at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. He had performed the same role at the closing ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (, 19 Oct 2014;, 09 Sep 2012)

In 2012 he was presented with the May 4th Youth Medal and a Merit Citation Class One by the Guangdong provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (, 15 Feb 2014)

In 2012 he was given the May 1st Medal by the city government of Jiangmen in the People's Republic of China. He was also named an Outstanding Young Person of Jiangmen in the same year. (, 15 Feb 2014)
He lost his left hand at age 11 following an accident while he was playing with firecrackers. (, 15 Feb 2014)


Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Triple Jump F46 Final Round 2012-09-01 1
Men's Long Jump F46 Final Round 2012-09-03 1
Men's 4x100 m T42-46 Final Round 2012-09-05 2
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T46 Final 1 2013-07-20 1
Men's Triple Jump T46 Final 1 2013-07-26 1
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Triple Jump T47 Final 1 2015-10-26 1
Men's Long Jump T47 Final 1 2015-10-28 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T47 Final Round 2016-09-14 4