Imagen
40602-Tian Du photo

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW11

Further personal information

Residence
Dazhou, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in September 2017 at the Shuangfeng ski resort in Mudanjiang, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He enjoyed sport and was introduced to staff at a local institution for people with an impairment in Dazhou, People's Republic of China. He took part in a Para sporting event, where he was selected by the Sichuan provincial team to train for wheelchair tennis. He was then chosen to train for Para skiing at an athlete recruitment initiative four months later.
Club / Team
Sichuan Province : China
Name of coach
Zhu Dewen [national], CHN

General interest

Hobbies
Photography, cooking, taking walks, spending time with family. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
His opponents. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
Colombian weightlifter Oscar Figueroa. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (new.qq.com, 19 Apr 2019)
Impairment
The impairment to both his legs is a result of the effects of polio. He contracted the illness at age two. (dzdpf.org.cn, 26 Apr 2019; sohu.com, 07 Mar 2019)