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Hongjie Chen

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T46, F46

Further personal information

Residence
Xiamen, CHN
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Business Administration - Jimei University: Xiamen, CHN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in January 2005 in Xiamen, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
A coach at Xiamen Sports School selected him to practise the sport.
Club / Team
Xiamen [CHN] / Fujian Province [CHN]:
Name of coach
Yang Xiaoping, CHN

General interest

Hobbies
Running. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in the T47 high jump at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
US basketball player Kobe Bryant. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Injuries
In 2011 he suffered a herniated lumbar disc, as well as knee and thigh injuries. (fj.sina.com.cn, 06 Sep 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sport gives me freedom." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
He was awarded a Merit Citation Class One by the provincial government of Fujian, People's Republic of China, in recognition of his performances at the 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games. (cdpsn.org.cn, 26 Sep 2008; govinfo.nlc.gov.cn, 26 Oct 2012)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (c.m.163.com, 23 Sep 2016)
Impairment
His right arm was amputated after he was electrocuted. His left leg was also permanently damaged in the accident. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019; fj.people.com.cn, 23 Sep 2016)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He is an office worker at the Rehabilitation Centre of the Municipal Disabled Persons' Federation in Xiamen, People's Republic of China. (fj.sina.com, 06 Sep 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump F44/46 Final Round 3
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F46 Final 2011-01-22 5
Men's High Jump F46 Final 2011-01-27 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F46 Final Round 2012-09-03 9
Men's High Jump F46 Final Round 2012-09-08 3
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump T47 Final 1 2015-10-29 2
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T47 Final Round 2016-09-14 9
Men's High Jump T47 Final Round 2016-09-16 2
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump T47 Final 1 2017-07-16 3
Men's Long Jump T47 Final 1 2017-07-19 9999