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16823-Mao Li photo

Biography

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He had a chance meeting with Wang Jian, who won gold in the sport at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. Wang thought Li had a good physique for powerlifting and encouraged him to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Anhui Province: China
Name of coach
Peng Fuqiang [national], CHN

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the +107kg category at the 2017 National Championships in Jiangxi, People's Republic of China. (sports.qq.com, 09 Jun 2017)
Impairment
The impairment to his right leg is the result of a medical error when he was getting an injection for fever soon after he was born. (ahhywmw.com, 16 Apr 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Over 107.00kg Final 2017-12-07 5