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12389-Hongmei Zhao photo

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F46

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2004 in Yunnan, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
One of her friends encouraged her to try the sport.
Club / Team
Yunnan Province: China

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
China
Location
Guangzhou, CHN

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"No pain, no gain." (baoshan.cn, 29 Aug 2012)
Awards and honours
In 2016 she was a torch bearer for the Fourth Sports Games of Baoshan in the People's Republic of China. (cl.baoshan.gov.cn, 31 Oct 2016)

She has received the May 4th Youth Medal in the People's Republic of China. (ynyouth.cn, 09 Dec 2012)
Impairment
She lost her left hand in 1999 after it got stuck in a machine while she was playing. (yn.gov.cn, 15 May 2006)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F46 Final Round 2012-09-01 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F46 Final Round 2016-09-13 4