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Guanglong Yang

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2010 in Guizhou Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He wanted to become more confident and improve himself.

International debut

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

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the S8 100m butterfly at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Liu Tao. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
US basketballer LeBron James. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of an electric shock he received at age five. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017; gywb.cn, 28 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Butterfly S8 Heat 1 2016-09-09 1
Men's 100 m Butterfly S8 Final Round 2016-09-09 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 2016-09-11 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 2016-09-11 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 2016-09-16 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 2016-09-16 7
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heat 2 2016-09-17 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Final Round 2016-09-17 5
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final 1 2017-12-03 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Final 1 2017-12-04 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 2017-12-04 1
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 1 2017-12-05 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final 1 2017-12-05 4
Men's 100 m Butterfly S8 Heat 1 2017-12-06 2
Men's 100 m Butterfly S8 Final 1 2017-12-06 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heat 2 2017-12-07 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Final 1 2017-12-07 3