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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
One daughter

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He was an elite able-bodied shooter before he took up shooting Para sport in 1998 in Yunnan, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He wanted to continue competing in the sport following his accident.

International debut

Year
1999
Competing for
China

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2007 he was presented with a Merit Citation Class Two by the Yunnan provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (yunnan.cn, 04 Sep 2008)

He has been named an Elite Athlete by the Chinese Impaired Association and the General Administration of Sport of China. (yunnan.cn, 04 Sep 2008)

He has been given the Outstanding Youth Contribution Medal and the May 1st Labour Medal during his career. (special.yunnan.cn, 04 Sep 2008)
Other sports
He competed as an able-bodied shooter before losing his left arm in 1998. (sohu.com, 11 Sep 2008)
Impairment
He lost his left arm in an accident in 1998. (sohu.com, 11 Sep 2008)
Other information
INVENTOR
He has been mechanically-minded since childhood, and has invented and patented a number of sport shooting-related devices in the People's Republic of China. (nxnews.cn, 12 Sep 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Preliminary 9
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Preliminary 1
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Final Round 1
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Preliminary 7
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Final Round 7
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Qualification 7
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Final Round 5
Mixed Free Pistol SH1 Qualification 7
Mixed Free Pistol SH1 Final Round 8