27356-Wei Liu photo


Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
T13, F13

Further personal information


Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2012 in Changsha, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He enjoyed the sport and initially got involved in athletics as a hobby.
Club / Team
Hunan Province: China

International debut

Competing for
Paralympic Games
Rio de Janeiro, BRA

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the T11-13 4x100m relay at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Li Lianying. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Perseverance." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
The impairment to his eyes was caused by optic atrophy. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)


Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T54 Heat 2 6
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 4 6
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 1 5
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Pentathlon P54-58 Final Round 6
Men's 4x400 m T53-54 Heat 2 9999
Men's 4x100 m T53-54 Heat 3 9999
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 1 8
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 4 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T13 Heat 2 2016-09-08 2
Men's 100 m T13 Final Round 2016-09-09 6
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 2 2016-09-12 1
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final Round 2016-09-13 2
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T13 Heat 2 2017-07-16 12
Men's 200 m T13 Heat 2 2017-07-17 9
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final 1 2017-07-23 1