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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2008 in Hangzhou, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was identified as having potential by the provincial federation for athletes with an impairment.

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
China
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Guangzhou, CHN

General interest

Nicknames
Triple Jump King (xsrb.xsnet.cn, 02 Sep 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Wang Fei. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2012)
Injuries
He has sustained a number of injuries to his right leg during his career. (sohu.com, 15 Oct 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Faster, higher, stronger." (Athlete, 02 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
In 2012 he was named a Merited Para Athlete of Hangzhou in the People's Republic of China. (sports.163.com, 02 Nov 2012)
Impairment
His vision impairment is the result of cataracts. (xsnet.cn, 03 Apr 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Triple Jump F12 Final Round 2012-09-08 3