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Lezheng Wang

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F42

Further personal information

Family
One son
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1999 in Zaozhuang, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by the local association for people with an impairment.

International debut

Year
2001
Competing for
China

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the F42 discus throw at the Paralympic Games in 2008 and 2012. (ycq.gov.cn, 15 Feb 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2014 he was named an Elite Para Athlete of International Class by the China Administration of Sport for Persons with Disabilities. (cpc2008.org.cn, 15 Nov 2014)

He has received Merit Citation Class One from the provincial government in Shandong, People's Republic of China. (govinfo.nlc.gov.cn, 29 Sep 2009)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. He was diagnosed with the condition at age one. (hi632.com, 30 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F42 Final Round 2
Men's Discus Throw F42 Final Round 3
Men's Javelin F42 Final Round 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F42 Final Round 4
Men's Discus Throw F42 Final Round 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F42 Final Round 2012-09-02 3
Men's Javelin F42 Final Round 2012-09-07 6