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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F35

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1999 in Shanghai, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
His sporting talent was first recognised by his physical education teacher. He was later scouted by a coach and invited to join his athletics training team.

International debut

Year
2002
Competing for
China
Location
Busan, KOR

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2008 he was named Model Worker of Shanghai, People's Republic of China. (news.eastday.com, 11 Oct 2008)

In 2008 he received the May 4th Youth Medal in People's Republic of China. (ccyl.org.cn, 19 Sep 2008)

He took part in the torch relay ahead of the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. His leg of the relay was in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. (2008.sohu.com, 2008)

In 2005 he was named as one of the Top Ten Outstanding Young People in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. (sohu.com, 01 Jan 2007)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy. The condition affects his feet. (hinews.cn, 16 Oct 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F36-38 Final Round 1
Men's Javelin F35 Final Round 1
Men's Shot Put F35 Final Round 1
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F35/36 Final Round 1
Men's Discus Throw F35/36 Final Round 1
Men's Shot Put F35/36 Final Round 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F35/36/38 Final Round 1
Men's Discus Throw F35 Final Round 1
Men's Shot Put F35 Final Round 1
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F35/36 Final 2011-01-22 3
Men's Shot Put F35/36 Final 2011-01-23 3
Men's Discus Throw F35/36 Final 2011-01-28 8