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Liankang Zou

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S3, SB2, SM3

Further personal information

Residence
Kunming, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2012 in Yunnan Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He wanted to improve his health.
Club / Team
Yunnan Province: China

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
China

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three gold medals and a silver medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Zhang Honghu. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Higher, faster, stronger." (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
He has received the May 1st Labour Medal from the All-China Federation of Trade Unions in the People's Republic of China. (qjskl.cn, 25 Jun 2018)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (ylxf.yn.gov.cn, 14 Oct 2016; news.zjw.cn, 29 Sep 2016)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. He contracted the illness as a child. (ynwoman.cn, 10 Apr 2017; sports.people.com.cn, 21 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S2 Heat 1 2016-09-09 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 2016-09-09 1
Mixed 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Heat 2 2016-09-09 3
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Heat 1 2016-09-11 1
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 2016-09-11 2
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 2016-09-15 1
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 2016-09-15 2
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final 1 2017-12-04 1
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 2017-12-04 1
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final 1 2017-12-06 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S3 Intermediate Time 2017-12-06 9999
Men's 100 m Freestyle S5 Intermediate Time 2017-12-06 9999
Men's 100 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 2017-12-07 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S2 Final 1 2017-12-07 1