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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in middle school in Yiwu, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He loved sports as a child. He was then spotted by coaches from the local federation of athletes with an impairment after performing well at the national youth championships.

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2011 National Para Games in Zhejiang Province, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Ying Shuigen. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Injuries
He was suffering from a leg injury when he competed at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (shzxgov.com, 18 Sep 2016)

He missed the 2012 Paralympic Games in London because of a foot injury. (jhnews.com.cn, 14 Jul 2012)
Awards and honours
He has been presented with a First Class Citation by the provincial government of Zhejiang in the People's Republic of China. (nlc.gov.cn, 11 Jan 2012)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy. (cs.zjol.com.cn, 08 Aug 2016; Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T38 Heat 3 2015-10-23 7
Men's 800 m T38 Final 1 2015-10-24 4
Men's 400 m T37 Final 1 2015-10-29 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T37 Final Round 2016-09-13 11
Men's 400 m T37 Heat 1 2016-09-15 2
Men's 400 m T37 Final Round 2016-09-16 6