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Li Jiang Feng

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
China
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para ice hockey when the Shandong provincial team was established in the People's Republic of China in 2016. He had been involved in Para sport since 2009, first in swimming and then wheelchair basketball.
Why this sport?
He was motivated by the goal of winning a medal at the Paralympic Winter Games.
Club / Team
Shandong Province: China
Name of coach
Jin Xianxiu [club, national], CHN; Nikolay Sharshukov [national], RUS
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Goaltender

General interest

Other sports
He has competed in wheelchair basketball at national level in the People's Republic of China representing Shandong Province. (ytcl.yantai.gov.cn, 11 Oct 2019)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Winter Games. (ytcl.yantai.gov.cn, 11 Oct 2019)
Impairment
At age 13 he was diagnosed with osteomyelitis [bone infection] in his left leg. He was offered a surgical procedure that his family could not afford, so his only option was to have the leg amputated. (ytcl.yantai.gov.cn, 11 Oct 2019; sohu.com, 30 May 2019)