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Jianping Du

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S3, SB2, SM3

Further personal information

Residence
Jinhua, CHN
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Accounting - Zhejiang Normal University: China

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para swimming in 1999 in Zhejiang Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He learnt to swim at secondary school and after he showed talent he began training more seriously.

International debut

Year
2003
Competing for
China
Location
New Zealand

General interest

Most influential person in career
His mother. (jhzx.gov.cn, 08 May 2013)
Hero / Idol
His mother. (sznews.com, 08 Sep 2008; jrzb.zjol.com.cn, 08 Sep 2008)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Tomorrow's success depends on today's effort." (cqnews.net, 31 Aug 2012)
Awards and honours
In 2009 he was named as the Athlete with Outstanding Contribution in Zhejiang Province, People's Republic of China. (sports.163.com, 11 Mar 2009)

He has been presented with the May 4th Youth Medal. The award is the highest honour for young people in the People's Republic of China. (zjsports.gov.cn, 31 Aug 2012)
Impairment
He was born with encephalitis [inflammation of the brain], which resulted in cerebral palsy. (jdnews.zjol.com.cn, 25 Nov 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Final Round 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S3 Heat 1 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S3 Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S3 Heat 2 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S3 Final Round 1
Men's 200 m Freestyle S3 Final Round 3
Men's 50 m Backstroke S3 Heat 1 1
Men's 50 m Backstroke S3 Final Round 1
Men's 4x50 m Freestyle 20 pts Final Round 1
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Heat 1 3
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x50 m Freestyle 20 pts Final Round 1
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Heat 1 2
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Final Round 4
Men's 4x50 m Freestyle 20 pts Heat 1 3
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM3 Final Round 1
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM3 Heat 1 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S3 Heat 2 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S3 Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S3 Heat 2 1
Men's 50 m Backstroke S3 Final Round 1
Men's 50 m Backstroke S3 Heat 2 4
Men's 200 m Freestyle S3 Final Round 2
Men's 200 m Freestyle S3 Heat 2 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S3 Final Round 2
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S3 Heats 14
Men's 50 m Backstroke S3 Heats 1
Men's 50 m Backstroke S3 Final Round 1
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB2 Heats (SB1/2) 13
Men's 4x50 m Freestyle 20 pts Final Round 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB2 Final Round 2012-08-30 1
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB2 Heat 2 2012-08-30 1
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM3 Heat 2 2012-09-02 1
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM3 Final Round 2012-09-02 1
Men's 50 m Backstroke S3 Heat 1 2012-09-08 1
Men's 50 m Backstroke S3 Final Round 2012-09-08 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Backstroke S3 Heat 2 2016-09-10 2
Men's 50 m Backstroke S3 Final Round 2016-09-10 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S3 Heat 2 2016-09-13 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S3 Final Round 2016-09-13 4
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM3 Heat 1 2016-09-16 2
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM3 Final Round 2016-09-16 3