Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S3, SB2, SM3
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2007 in Hangzhou, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She took up swimming to improve her health.
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (sohu.com, 25 Apr 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Higher, faster and stronger." (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2016 she was named among the Top Ten Young People of Jiaxing, People's Republic of China. (aiweibang.com, 31 Mar 2016)
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (news.gmw.cn, 27 Sep 2016)
She has cerebral palsy which affects her feet. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015; cjr.org.cn, 19 Oct 2015)
|Women's 50 m Backstroke S3||Heat 1||2015-07-18||2|
|Women's 50 m Backstroke S3||Final 1||2015-07-18||2|
|Women's 100 m Freestyle S3||Heat 2||2016-09-08||3|
|Women's 100 m Freestyle S3||Final Round||2016-09-08||5|
|Women's 50 m Backstroke S3||Heat 1||2016-09-10||1|
|Women's 50 m Backstroke S3||Final Round||2016-09-10||2|