Imagen
16706-Guofeng Kang photo

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F42

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in Hebei Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was an athlete before his car accident, and he wished to continue his involvement in sports afterwards.
Club / Team
Hebei Province: China

General interest

Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2013 he was named an Advanced Worker by the Anhui provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (ahzwgk.gov.cn, 06 Feb 2013)
Impairment
The impairment to his left leg is the result of a car accident in 2006. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015 )

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F42/44 Final Round 2012-08-31 4
Men's Discus Throw F42 Final Round 2012-09-02 5
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F42 Final 1 2015-10-22 12
Men's Discus Throw F42 Final 1 2015-10-28 2
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F42 Final Round 2016-09-12 9