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Huzhao Li

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T53

Further personal information

Family
One child
Residence
Shijiazhuang, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2004 in Hebei Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was identified as an athlete with potential by a coach from the national team because of his long arms.
Club / Team
Hebei Province: China

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
China
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Assen, NED

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold medals at the Paralympic Games in 2008, 2012 and 2016. (culture.gmw.cn, 19 Sep 2016; Athlete, 26 Oct 2015; xtrb.cn, 25 Aug 2014)
Most influential person in career
Coach Huang Peng. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Chinese basketball player Yao Ming. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Study the essence of sports, sum up experience, set up scientific concept, and realise value." (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2011 People's Republic of China Laureus Sportsperson with an Impairment of the Year. (hebei.com.cn, 25 Aug 2012; olympic.cn, 13 Oct 2011)
Impairment
The impairment to his legs is a result of the effects of polio. He contracted the illness at age six months. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015; xtrb.cn, 25 Aug 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T53 Heat 3 2
Men's 4x400 m T53-54 Final Round 1
Men's 4x400 m T53-54 Heat 3 1
Men's 100 m T53 Final Round 4
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 3 3
Men's 400 m T53 Final Round 3
Men's 800 m T53 Heat 3 2
Men's 800 m T53 Final Round 7
Men's 4x100 m T53-54 Heat 1 1
Men's 4x100 m T53-54 Final Round 1
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Final Round 1
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Heat 2 1
Men's 4x100 m T53/54 Final Round 1
Men's 4x100 m T53/54 Heat 1 1
Men's 800 m T53 Final Round 1
Men's 800 m T53 Heat 2 2
Men's 400 m T53 Final Round 2
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 2 2
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T53 Heat 2 2011-01-22 2
Men's 4x400 m T54 Heat 2 2011-01-24 1
Men's 100 m T53 Final 2011-01-24 1
Men's 200 m T53 Heat 2 2011-01-25 2
Men's 200 m T53 Final 2011-01-26 1
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 1 2011-01-27 2
Men's 400 m T53 Final 2011-01-28 1
Men's 4x400 m T54 Final 2011-01-29 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 1 2012-09-02 1
Men's 400 m T53 Final Round 2012-09-02 1
Men's 800 m T53 Heat 2 2012-09-04 1
Men's 800 m T53 Final Round 2012-09-05 4
Men's 200 m T53 Final Round 2012-09-07 1
Men's 200 m T53 Heat 1 2012-09-07 1
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Heat 1 2012-09-08 1
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Final Round 2012-09-08 1
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T53 Final 1 2013-07-21 2
Men's 400 m T53 Semifinal 1 2013-07-21 5
Men's 200 m T53 Semifinal 1 2013-07-23 2
Men's 200 m T53 Final 1 2013-07-24 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T53 Final 1 2015-10-22 2
Men's 100 m T53 Heat 2 2015-10-22 3
Men's 400 m T53 Final 1 2015-10-27 1
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 2 2015-10-27 5
Men's 800 m T53 Heat 2 2015-10-29 8
Men's 800 m T53 Final 1 2015-10-29 2
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Final 1 2015-10-31 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T53 Final Round 2016-09-09 3
Men's 100 m T53 Heat 3 2016-09-09 3
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 2 2016-09-10 2
Men's 400 m T53 Final Round 2016-09-11 4
Men's 800 m T53 Heat 1 2016-09-14 2
Men's 800 m T53 Final Round 2016-09-15 6
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Heat 2 2016-09-16 1
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Final Round 2016-09-17 1