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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2006 in Shenyang, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She loved sport and wanted to improve her physical condition.
Club / Team
Liaoning Province: China

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
China
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Guangzhou, CHN

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal and breaking the world record in the T11 1500m at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Zhang Qingru. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Train hard, and win honour for the country." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2016 she was nominated for the Sports Spirit Award at the China Central Television [CCTV] awards ceremony. (meipian.cn, 14 Oct 2017)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (k.sina.com.cn, 11 Dec 2020)
Impairment
She has congenital cataracts. (cdpf.org.cn, 26 Oct 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T13 Final 2011-01-25 2
Women's 400 m T13 Final 2011-01-29 5
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T11 Heat 2 2015-10-25 2
Women's 1500 m T11 Final 1 2015-10-26 1
Women's 800 m T11 Heat 1 2015-10-29 2
Women's 800 m T11 Final 1 2015-10-30 9999
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T11 Heat 1 2016-09-15 1
Women's 1500 m T11 Final Round 2016-09-17 1
Women's Marathon T12 Final Round 2016-09-18 4
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T11 Heat 1 2017-07-15 1
Women's 1500 m T11 Final 1 2017-07-17 3
Women's 800 m T11 Heat 2 2017-07-18 3
Women's 800 m T11 Final 1 2017-07-22 4