Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S5, SB6, SM5
Further personal information
Partner Xia Mengxue
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2009 as part of a team organised by the local Disabled Persons' Federation in the People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
An official from the local Disabled Persons' Federation suggested he take up swimming.
Club / Team
Zhejiang Province: China
Name of coach
Feng Jie [national]
He trains for six hours a day, covering about five kilometres in the pool.
Playing games. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Coach Li Mengzhong. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Chinese Para swimmer Yang Bozun. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
He has sustained a sprain to his waist area during his sporting career. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Don't give up; don't get discouraged." (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and to win a medal at the 2022 Asian Para Games in Hangzhou, People's Republic of China. (zj.sina.cn, 09 Apr 2019; hznews.hangzhou.com.cn, 16 May 2020; sohu.com, 18 May 2020; zj.chinanews.com, 27 May 2020)
He lost his arms at age eight after accidentally touching electrical wires. (news.163.com, 19 Oct 2011)
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