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Biography

Impairment information

Classification
F37

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2005 in Shanghai, People's Republic of China.

International debut

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

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver medals in the F37 shot put and F37 discus at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Chinese basketball player Yao Ming. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Win honour for my country." (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
She has received a Merit Citation Class One from the Shanghai city government in the People's Republic of China. (shanghai.gov.cn, 26 Sep 2012)
Impairment
She is unable to move her right hand because of damage to nerves in her brain. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015; jfdaily.com, 25 Aug 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F37/38 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 3
Women's Shot Put F37 Final 2011-01-24 2
Women's Javelin F37/38 Final 2011-01-26 11
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F37 Final Round 2012-09-04 2
Women's Discus Throw F37 Final Round 2012-09-06 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F37 Final 1 2015-10-23 7
Women's Discus Throw F38 Final 1 2015-10-26 9999
Women's Javelin F37 Final 1 2015-10-29 7