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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SB2, SM3

Further personal information

Residence
Zhangzhou, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2010 in Fujian Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was noticed by coach Zhan Yingying from the Fujian Province swimming team.
Club / Team
Fujian Province: China
Name of coach
Xu Yang [club, national], CHN

General interest

Nicknames
A Niu (gulei.cc, 28 Nov 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the SB2 50m breaststroke at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (zz.mnw.cn, 19 Oct 2016)
Awards and honours
He received the provincial May 1st Labour Medal from the All Fujian Province Federation of Trade Unions in recognition of his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (zz.mnw.cn, 19 Oct 2016)

In 2016 he was presented with the May 4th Youth Medal by the Fujian group provincial party committee in the People's Republic of China. (zz.mnw.cn, 19 Oct 2016)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with polio at age two. (mnw.cn, 01 Apr 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB2 Heat 1 2016-09-14 1
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB2 Final Round 2016-09-14 2
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM3 Heat 2 2016-09-16 1
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM3 Final Round 2016-09-16 4