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12413-Gang Li photo

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2004 in Xi'an, People's Republic of China.

International debut

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

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2010 Asian Para Games in Guangzhou, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Chinese basketball player Yao Ming. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Surpass myself." (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. He was diagnosed with the illness at age eight months. (sxdaily.com.cn, 09 Sep 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S7 Heat 1 7
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heat 2 2
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heats 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S7 Heats 14
Men's 50 m Freestyle S7 Heats 14
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F54-56 Final 2011-01-28 7
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F56 Final 1 2015-10-22 12
Men's Javelin F55 Final 1 2015-10-26 13