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Shiran Yu

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T53

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Language Studies - Chinese - Hubei University of Science and Technology: Xianning, CHN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2005 in Yunnan, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by the local federation for athletes with an impairment.

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
China
Location
Malaysia

General interest

Nicknames
The Wheelchair Kid (sohu.com, 16 Sep 2008)
Most influential person in career
His family, and coach Tian Haijiang. (dh.gov.cn, 07 Oct 2008)
Awards and honours
In 2013 he received a Merit Citation Class Three from the Yunnan provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (images.wenming.cn, 19 May 2016)

In 2009 he was named a Model of Self-Improvement in Yunnan, People's Republic of China, and received a Merit Citation Class Two. (images.wenming.cn, 19 May 2016)

In 2009 he received the May 4th Youth Medal from the Yunnan provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (dehong.gov.cn, 25 May 2009)

In 2008 he received the May 1st Labour Medal in Yunnan, People's Republic of China. (yunnan.cn, 13 Oct 2008)
Other sports
He has competed in Para powerlifting at national level in the People's Republic of China. (dh.gov.cn, 05 Sep 2018)
Impairment
The impairment to his legs is the result of polio. He contracted the illness at age two. (images.wenming.cn, 19 May 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T53 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m T53 Final Round 3
Men's 200 m T53 Heat 2 1
Men's 200 m T53 Final Round 1
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 3 7
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 2 2012-09-02 2
Men's 400 m T53 Final Round 2012-09-02 4
Men's 100 m T53 Final Round 2012-09-03 3
Men's 100 m T53 Heat 1 2012-09-03 2
Men's 200 m T53 Final Round 2012-09-07 5
Men's 200 m T53 Heat 2 2012-09-07 1
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T53 Heat 1 2015-10-22 4
Men's 100 m T53 Final 1 2015-10-22 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T53 Heat 2 2016-09-09 3
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 1 2016-09-10 3