Thirty-two-year-old Wenjun Liu is one of World Para Athletics’ 2017 ‘Ones to Watch Athletes’. Here's what you need to know about the Paralympic champion.
Five Facts About Wenjun Liu
1) Wenjun Liu made her senior international debut at the 2006 World Championships in Assen, the Netherlands, one year after taking up Para athletics.
2) She lost her right leg after being involved in a car accident at age two.
3) In 2008 she received the Labor Medal in China.
4) Liu has competed in three Paralympic Games, four World Championships and one Asian Para Games, winning 11 major gold medals.
5) At Rio 2016 she won the 100m T54 and 4x400m T53/54 relay gold as well as 800m T54 silver.