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Shusheng Zhang

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired, Congenital
Classification
F11

Further personal information

Residence
Suqian, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2002 in Nanjing, People's Republic of China.
Club / Team
Suqian : China

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
China
Tournament
Grand Prix
Location
Beijing, CHN

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music. (sq1996.com, 14 Mar 2016)
Most influential person in career
President of the local federation for people with an impairment Ni Dongsheng. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Chinese powerlifter Zhang Haidong. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Injuries
He has suffered from scapulohumeral periarthritis [shoulder] because of overtraining. (sq1996.com, 19 Oct 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"No pain, no gain." (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Impairment
He was born with high myopia. He became completely vision impaired in 1997 because of retinal detachment, caused by overstraining of the eyes. (sq1996.com, 14 Mar 2016; Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F12 Final 1 2015-10-22 17
Men's Discus Throw F11 Final 1 2015-10-27 12