Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Husband Yang Qingkui, one son
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2002 in Karamay, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
Coaches from the local federation for athletes with an impairment encouraged her to take up the sport to improve her health.
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the F57/58 javelin throw at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (news.iyaxin.com, 15 Sep 2015)
She injured her hip ahead of the 2008 Paralympic Games. (xjkunlun.cn, 07 Mar 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I do not have a strong body or a beautiful face, but I have a dream. In order to achieve it, no matter what difficulties I encounter, I will never fall down. As long as you are willing to pay the price and put in the effort, you can become a great person." (kelamayi.com.cn, 21 Apr 2009)
Awards and honours
She has received the May 4th Youth Medal and the May 1st Labour Medal in the People's Republic of China. (chinaxinjiang.cn, 08 Apr 2009; ts.cn, 03 Apr 2009)
The impairment to her legs is a result of the effects of polio. She contracted the illness at age one. (edu.gmw.cn, 18 Sep 2014)
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