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Qianqian Jia

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F37

Further personal information

Residence
Zibo, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Zibo Normal College : China

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2005 in Jinan, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She was introduced to the sport by her uncle, who was a physical education teacher.
Club / Team
Shandong Province: China

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
China
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Assen, NED

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the F37 javelin throw at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian javelin thrower Andreas Thorkildsen. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Win honour for my country." (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2011 she received the May 4th Youth Medal from the city government in Zibo, People's Republic of China. (paper.zbnews.net, 23 Dec 2014)

In 2008 she received a First Class Merit award from the provincial government in Shandong, People's Republic of China. (paper.zbnews.net, 23 Dec 2014)

In 2007 she received the May 4th Youth Medal for Outstanding Contribution by the Communist Youth League of Shandong Province. (paper.zbnews.net, 23 Dec 2014)
Impairment
She was born with an impairment to her arm and was diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a child. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015; sina.com.cn, 28 Aug 2012)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
She has worked as secretary of the federation for athletes with an impairment in Zibo, People's Republic of China. (lznews.cn, 16 Apr 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F37 Final Round 4
Women's Discus Throw F37 Final Round 5
Women's Javelin F37 Final Round 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F37/38 Final Round 7
Women's Discus Throw F37/38 Final Round 5
Women's Javelin F35-38 Final Round 6
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F37 Final 2011-01-23 5
Women's Shot Put F37 Final 2011-01-24 6
Women's Javelin F37/38 Final 2011-01-26 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F37 Final Round 2012-09-04 5
Women's Discus Throw F37 Final Round 2012-09-06 6
Women's Javelin F37/38 Final Round 2012-09-08 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F37 Final 1 2015-10-23 8
Women's Discus Throw F38 Final 1 2015-10-26 8
Women's Javelin F37 Final 1 2015-10-29 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F37 Final Round 2016-09-10 3
Women's Shot Put F37 Final Round 2016-09-13 5
Women's Discus Throw F38 Final Round 2016-09-17 10