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Gengliang Liu

Alpine Skiing | Snowboard

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Xingtai, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began learning to ski in late 2015 and took up Para alpine skiing in 2016 at Harbin Sport University in the People's Republic of China. He took up Para snowboard in 2017 in Jilin Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He got to know about snowboarding while ski training.
Club / Team
Hebei Province: Shijiazhuang, CHN
Name of coach
Yin Liankui [snowboard, national], CHN

General interest

Hobbies
Playing pool, listening to music, doing laundry, learning about recent news and information. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
Coach Liu Song. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
US snowboarder Shaun White. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Other sports
He has been involved in both Para alpine skiing and Para snowboard. During the 2021/22 season, he was classified in the SB-LL2 snowboard category and the LW4 alpine skiing category. (IPC, 22 Feb 2022)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (baijiahao.baidu.com, 16 Mar 2018; new.qq.com, 21 Mar 2021)
Impairment
At age 11 he lost the lower part of his left leg in a traffic accident. (sohu.com, 15 Mar 2018; Athlete, 05 Mar 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Snowboard Cross SB-LL2 Final 2018-03-12 13
Men's Banked Slalom SB-LL2 Final 2018-03-16 14
Pyha 2019 World Para Snowboard Championships (Pyha, Finland)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Banked Slalom SB-LL2 Race 1 2019-03-27 11
Men's Snowboard Cross SB-LL2 Race 1 2019-03-30 10