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Jingang Wang

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S6, SB6, SM6

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Beijing Sport University: China

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2008 at Pingdingshan Sports School in People's Republic of China.
Club / Team
Henan Province: China
Name of coach
Ma Yunpeng [club], CHN

International debut

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

General interest

Hero / Idol
Chinese Para swimmer Xu Qing. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Working hard may not lead to success, but not working hard must lead to failure." (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (sohu.com, 02 Jul 2018)
Impairment
He lost his arms at age five after receiving an electric shock in an accident. (epaper.pdsxww.com, 21 Nov 2015; Athlete, 11 Jul 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Final Round 2012-08-31 3
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Heat 2 2012-08-31 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Final Round 2012-09-02 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Heat 2 2012-09-02 3
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Heat 2 2013-08-17 2
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Final 1 2013-08-17 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Final 1 2013-08-18 2
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S7 Heat 1 2015-07-13 15
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Final 1 2015-07-16 7
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Heat 2 2015-07-16 5
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Final 1 2015-07-17 3
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Heat 2 2015-07-17 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heat 1 2015-07-18 12
Men's 50 m Freestyle S7 Final 1 2015-07-19 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S7 Heat 2 2015-07-19 6
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S7 Heat 2 2016-09-09 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S7 Final Round 2016-09-09 5
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Heat 2 2016-09-12 1
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Final Round 2016-09-12 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Final Round 2016-09-13 5
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Heat 2 2016-09-13 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S7 Heat 2 2016-09-16 5