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Mingjie Gao

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F44

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Yunnan Vocational College of Special Education: Kunming, CHN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2000 in Yunnan, People's Republic of China.

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
China
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Athens, GRE

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2012 he received a Merit Citation Class One from the Yunnan provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (huaxia.com, 18 Dec 2012)

In 2008 he was presented with the May 4th Medal and the Labour Medal in recognition of his performance at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (special.yunnan.cn, 29 Apr 2015; ccyl.org.cn, 19 Aug 2008)

In 2004 he received a Merit Citation Class Three and the May 1st Labour Medal from the Yunnan provincial government in recognition of his performance at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (ylxf.yn.gov.cn, 17 Jun 2015)
Impairment
The impairment to his left leg is the result of polio. He was diagnosed with the illness as a child. (special.yunnan.cn, 29 Apr 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F44/46 Final Round 2
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F44 Final Round 1
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F42/44 Final Round 1
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F44 Final 2011-01-23 1
Men's Discus Throw F44 Final 2011-01-26 9
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F44 Final Round 2012-09-02 1