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Qing Wu

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F36

Further personal information

Residence
Harbin, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Administration Studies - National University of Defense Technology: Changsha, CHN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2005 in Heilongjiang Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She was selected and encouraged to take up the sport by the local federation for people with an impairment.
Club / Team
Heilongjiang Province: China
Name of coach
Zhang Heng [club, national], CHN

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
China
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Beijing, CHN

General interest

Nicknames
Three Iron Princess (heilongjiang.dbw.cn, 03 Sep 2012)
Hobbies
Singing. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two gold medals at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Zhang Heng. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Defeating others makes you a champion, but defeating yourself makes you a hero." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of premature birth, which led to cerebral hypoxia. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F35/36 Final Round 2
Women's Discus Throw F35/36 Final Round 1
Women's Javelin F35-38 Final Round 1
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F35/36 Final 2011-01-27 2
Women's Discus Throw F35/36 Final 2011-01-29 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F35/36 Final Round 2012-08-31 1
Women's Shot Put F35/36 Final Round 2012-09-02 3
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F35/36 Final 1 2013-07-21 2
Women's Discus Throw F35/36 Final 1 2013-07-25 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F36 Final 1 2015-10-29 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F36 Final Round 2016-09-17 2
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F36 Final 1 2017-07-22 1