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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up powerlifting in 2002 in Jiaozuo, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was spotted by coaches from the federation for athletes with an impairment in Jiaozuo, People's Republic of China.

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal [52kg] at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (jzrb.com, 17 Sep 2015)
Injuries
In 2015 he strained a muscle in his left arm at the National Para Games in Sichuan, People's Republic of China. Despite the injury he won silver at the event. (jiaozuo.ccoo.cn, 17 Sep 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2012 he received the May 4th Youth Medal in the People's Republic of China. (people.com.cn, 12 Sep 2012)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of the effects of polio contracted at age six months. (chinanews.com, 20 Sep 2012)
Other information
EARLY TRAINING
His father made him a powerlifting bench with bricks, and a barbell with an iron rod so he could practise at home when he was young. (sina.com.cn, 01 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 52.00kg Final 2010-07-26 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -52 kg Final Round 2012-08-31 1
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 54.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-06 3