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Qing Xie

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S11, SB11, SM11

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Massage Therapy - Beijing Union University : China

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para swimming at age nine.
Why this sport?
Her potential was noticed by a coach at the local sports school.

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2008 and 2016 Paralympic Games. (morningpost.com.cn, 01 Oct 2016)
Injuries
She strained a muscle in her left foot in 2008. (enorth.com.cn, 28 Mar 2008)
Impairment
She has a visual impairment due to congenital optic atrophy. (bjyouth.ynet.com, 27 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 1
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 1
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 7
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 1
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 1
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 2 2
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 2
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2012-08-31 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 2012-08-31 5
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2012-09-01 2
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 2012-09-01 4
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 2012-09-08 5
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 2 2012-09-08 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 2016-09-10 3
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2016-09-10 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 3 2016-09-12 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 2016-09-12 7
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 2016-09-15 1
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2016-09-15 2
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 1 2016-09-16 1
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 2016-09-16 3