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Hongxiang Yuan

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Son Yuan Shengjie
Residence
Chongqing, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Computer Science - Xinsheng Vocational School: Chongqing, CHN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 15 in Chongqing, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was inspired to become an athlete after watching a Para sport event on television. He was initially chosen to play table tennis by the local federation for athletes with an impairment but coaches soon realised he was better at shooting.
Club / Team
Chongqing: China
Handedness
Right

General interest

Hero / Idol
Chinese pistol shooter Wang Yifu. (cq.cqnews.net, 29 Apr 2016)
Impairment
He lost his left hand at age 10 after a firecracker he was playing with exploded. (cq.cqnews.net, 29 Apr 2016; cq.wenming.cn, 06 Jun 2018; cq.xinhuanet.com, 06 Jun 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Air Rifle Standing SH2 Qualification 11
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH2 Qualification 18
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2010-07-21 8
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2010-07-23 17
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2010-07-24 8
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R5 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH2 Qualification 2012-09-01 16
R4 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH2 Qualification 2012-09-02 12
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2014-07-21 10
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2014-07-23 24
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R4 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH2 Qualification 2016-09-10 10
R5 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH2 Qualification 2016-09-13 11
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 18
R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 11
R9 - Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 24