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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
Baoji, CHN
Occupation
Coach
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para swimming in 2004 in Xi'an, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
Coach Wang Jilin from the local association for athletes with an impairment visited her hometown. At the time she was working on the family farm, and the coaches were alerted to her potential due to her strength, and large hands and feet.

General interest

Nicknames
Sea Maid (sohu.com, 15 Dec 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Believe that life can be better, and try your best to achieve your goal." (baoji.hsw.cn, 04 Jan 2011)
Awards and honours
In 2013 she was selected as one of the Top Ten Young People of Long County, People's Republic of China. (longxian.gov.cn, 03 Jul 2016)

In 2007 she was named as the Model of Self-Improvement by the Shanxi Federation of Impaired People in the People's Republic of China. (news.sina.com.cn, 19 Jul 2007)
Impairment
Her right leg was amputated below the knee after she was involved in a car accident at age three. (sxdaily.com.cn, 21 Apr 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m Freestyle S9 Heat 3 6
Women's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 2 7
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 2 5
Women's 100 m Backstroke S9 Final Round 7
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 1 2
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S9 Final Round 2012-08-31 6
Women's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 1 2012-08-31 3