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Huichao Cai

Powerlifting
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Cai Ruihan
Residence
Shanghai, CHN
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Physical Education - Shanghai University of Sport: China

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2001 in Shanghai, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
His potential was noticed by a coach from the federation for people with an impairment in Shanghai, People's Republic of China.
Club / Team
Shanghai: China
Name of coach
Sun Xiaogang, CHN, from 2015

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
China

General interest

Hobbies
Reading. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 90kg category at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Injuries
In March 2012 he sustained an injury to his right shoulder. (pdtimes.com.cn, 18 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
He has received the May 4th Youth Medal in the People's Republic of China. (ccyl.org.cn, 24 Sep 2008)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -90 kg Final Round 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -90 kg Final Round 2012-09-04 2
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 88.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-09 14
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -107 kg Final Round 2016-09-14 4