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Guangxu Shang

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy

Further personal information

Residence
Tianjin, CHN
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2010 in Tianjin, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was scouted for Para athletics by coach Yang Wanhua.
Club / Team
Tianjin: China
Name of coach
Li Jiansheng [club, national], CHN

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
China
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
London, ENG

General interest

Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (sohu.com, 28 Aug 2012)
Injuries
He sustained a pelvic dislocation in late 2016. (sohu.com, 06 Aug 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"As long as we train hard, overcome ourselves, overcome our injuries, results will inevitably happen, and dreams will be realised." (m.huanqiu.com, 10 Aug 2017)
Awards and honours
He received the May 1st Labour Medal and the May 4th Medal from the people's government of Tianjin, People's Republic of China, in recognition of his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (tjdpf.org.cnf, 08 Nov 2016)

In 2011 he was named an Elite Athlete by the municipal government of Tianjin, People's Republic of China. (tjzfxxgk.gov.cn, 21 Jun 2013)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy, mainly affecting the left side of his body. (news.21cn.com, 22 Jul 2017; radiotj.com, 14 Feb 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T37 Heat 1 2012-08-31 2
Men's 200 m T37 Final Round 2012-08-31 2
Men's 100 m T37 Heat 1 2012-09-08 4
Men's 100 m T37 Final Round 2012-09-08 4
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T37 Heat 1 2015-10-22 3
Men's 200 m T37 Final 1 2015-10-22 2
Men's Long Jump T37 Final 1 2015-10-29 1
Men's 400 m T37 Final 1 2015-10-29 9999
Men's 100 m T37 Heat 2 2015-10-30 9999
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T37 Heat 2 2016-09-10 3
Men's 100 m T37 Final Round 2016-09-11 5
Men's Long Jump T37 Final Round 2016-09-13 1
Men's 400 m T37 Heat 2 2016-09-15 6
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T37 Heat 1 2017-07-19 10
Men's Long Jump T37 Final 1 2017-07-21 1