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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F40

Further personal information

Residence
Xuancheng, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2014 in Ningguo, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He became interested in athletics after members of the Ningguo Disabled Persons' Federation visited the factory where he worked. "They came to our factory to select people to participate in the second Xuancheng Para Games. As I had not been involved in any sports beforehand, I signed up just for fun."
Club / Team
Anhui Province: China

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
China
Tournament
Asian Championships

General interest

Hobbies
Watching movies, travel. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Placing seventh in the men's F40 shot put at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (SportsDeskOnline, 09 Apr 2021; Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese shot putter Gong Lijiao. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Injuries
He suffered injuries to his wrist and leg before the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro but was able to compete at the Games. (new.qq.com, 20 Apr 2019)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (new.qq.com, 20 Apr 2019)
Impairment
He is a person of short stature. (ngnews.cn, 15 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F40 Final Round 2016-09-16 7