Imagen
21145-Jiaying Zhu photo

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2006 in Ningbo, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She enjoyed swimming.
Club / Team
Ningbo [CHN] / Zhejiang Province [CHN]:

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
China
Location
Netherlands

General interest

Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
Chinese swimmer Sun Yang. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015)
Injuries
She had a knee injury in 2012. (cnnb.com.cn, 21 Jan 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Higher, faster, stronger." (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
She was named 2013 Zhejiang Province Best Para Athlete. (zjsports.gov.cn, 09 Apr 2019)

She was named one of the Top 10 Athletes of 2013 by the Zhejiang Province Disabled Federation in the People's Republic of China. (zjcl.com.cn, 04 Apr 2014)

She has been named a March 8th Red-Banner Holder of Zhejiang Province during her career. (zjcl.com.cn, 04 Apr 2014)
Impairment
Her amputation was a result of bone cancer. She was diagnosed with the illness at age six. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015; cmspub.cnnb.com.cn, 12 Oct 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S10 Heat 1 2015-07-16 8
Women's 100 m Backstroke S10 Swim-Off 1 2015-07-16 9999
Women's 100 m Butterfly S10 Heat 1 2015-07-17 9
Women's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 2015-07-18 12
Women's 400 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2015-07-19 11
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final 1 2015-07-19 5