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Hongguang Jia

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S6, SB7, SM6

Further personal information

Family
Wife Liu Hongfen and one son
Residence
Liaocheng, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming lessons at age nine in Liaocheng, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He would go swimming with his friends in a local river. After watching a swimming event at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, he decided to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Shandong Province : China

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
China
Location
Hangzhou, CHN

General interest

Injuries
He was injured when he competed at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (news.lcxw.cn, 21 Oct 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Nothing is impossible for a willing mind." (lcxw.cn, 02 Sep 2012)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (sd.iqilu.com, 10 Aug 2019)
Impairment
His left arm and half of his right arm were amputated at age six after he accidentally touched an electrical wire. (qnzz.youth.cn, 29 Sep 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final Round 2012-08-30 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 2 2012-08-30 1
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Final 1 2013-08-13 7
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Heat 1 2013-08-13 8
Men's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final 1 2013-08-17 2
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final Round 2016-09-08 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 2 2016-09-08 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 3 2016-09-10 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 2016-09-10 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 1 2016-09-12 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Final Round 2016-09-12 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heat 3 2016-09-17 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 2016-09-17 4