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2230-Guiming Han photo

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Occupation
Sports Teacher
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Physical Education - Yunnan Agricultural University: Kunming, CHN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2001 in Kunming, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
His physical education teacher in high school noticed he had talent, and recommended he should attend a trial day for the local Para athletics team.

International debut

Year
2002
Competing for
China
Location
Busan, KOR

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2011 he received the May 4th Youth Medal from the Yunnan provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (ynyouth.cn, 29 Jul 2011)
Impairment
He lost his right arm at age six after accidentally touching an electrical wire. (wscl.gov.cn, 20 Dec 2012; wscl.gov.cn, 25 Apr 2008)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He retired from the sport in 2009 in order to become a physical education teacher. (sohu.com, 28 Jul 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T46 Final Round 4