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Shaoqiao Yang

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T53

Further personal information

Residence
Fuyang, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He joined the Shanghai wheelchair racing team in the People's Republic of China in June 2016.
Why this sport?
His family and friends encouraged him to take up Para athletics.
Club / Team
Shanghai: China
Training Regime
He trains for seven hours a day.

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, reading. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing third in the men's T53 400m at the 2019 Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019; wheelchairsportevents.ch, 26 May 2019)
Most influential person in career
Chinese Para athlete Zhang Yong, coach Huang Peng. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
US basketball player Kobe Bryant. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I must do something that I can stick to every day." (Instagram profile, 15 Jun 2019)
Impairment
He acquired his impairment as the result of an accident in 2013. (sohu.com, 06 Oct 2018)