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Guohua Zhou

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T11, F11
Guide
Jia Dengpu

Further personal information

Languages
Cantonese, English, Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2011 in Shandong Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She enjoyed running from a young age.

International debut

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

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T11-13 4x100m relay at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Hu Zhengguan. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Opportunities come to those who are prepared." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2016 she received a Merit Citation Class One from the provincial government of Guangdong in the People's Republic of China. (dg.wenming.cn, 29 Sep 2016)

She was named a March 8th Red Banner Holder by the All-China Women's Federation in recognition of her performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (dg.wenming.cn, 29 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (news.timedg.com, 17 May 2019; news.sina.com.cn, 18 May 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 1 2012-09-01 1
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 5 2012-09-01 1
Women's 100 m T12 Final Round 2012-09-02 1
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 1 2012-09-06 2
Women's 200 m T12 Final Round 2012-09-06 2
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T12 Semifinal 1 2013-07-20 3
Women's 200 m T12 Final 1 2013-07-21 9999
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 2 2013-07-23 4
Women's 100 m T12 Semifinal 2 2013-07-24 1
Women's 100 m T12 Final 1 2013-07-24 1
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 2 2015-10-24 6
Women's 200 m T12 Semifinal 2 2015-10-25 4
Women's 200 m T12 Final 1 2015-10-25 4
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 3 2015-10-26 4
Women's 100 m T12 Final 1 2015-10-28 4
Women's 4x100 m T11-13 Final 1 2015-10-31 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 2 2016-09-08 1
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 2 2016-09-09 2
Women's 100 m T11 Final Round 2016-09-09 2
Women's 200 m T11 Heat 5 2016-09-12 2
Women's 200 m T11 Heat 1 2016-09-12 2
Women's 200 m T11 Final Round 2016-09-13 3
Women's 4x100 m T11-13 Final Round 2016-09-14 1
Women's 400 m T11 Heat 2 2016-09-15 2
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T11 Heat 2 2017-07-15 2
Women's 200 m T11 Final 1 2017-07-17 1
Women's Javelin F11 Final 1 2017-07-18 5
Women's 100 m T11 Final 1 2017-07-18 1
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 1 2017-07-18 1