Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S5, SB6, SM5
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 13.
Why this sport?
An official from the local association for people with a physical impairment suggested he take up swimming.
Club / Team
Zhejiang Province: China
Name of coach
Shen Jizhong [club, national], CHN
He trains for six hours a day, covering about five kilometres in the pool.
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the S6 50m butterfly at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (mt.sohu.com, 09 Dec 2016)
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (zj.sina.cn, 09 Apr 2019)
He lost his arms at age eight after accidentally touching electrical wires. (news.163.com, 19 Oct 2011)
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