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Wenbo Wang

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F36

Further personal information

Family
One son
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 1995 in Changchun, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was noticed by coaches from the local federation for athletes with an impairment and encouraged to begin doing the sport.
Name of coach
Zeng Huawei [national], CHN

International debut

Year
1999
Competing for
China
Location
Thailand

General interest

Injuries
He injured his shoulder ahead of the 2010 Asian Para Games. (cntv.cn, 18 Dec 2010)
Awards and honours
In 2009 he was named an Outstanding Individual by the provincial government of Jilin in the People's Republic of China. (cc.jl.gov.cn, 10 Sep 2012)

He received the Sportsmanship Award at the Fifth National Para Games in the People's Republic of China. (cc.jl.gov.cn, 10 Sep 2012)

He has received the May 4th Youth Medal from the provincial government of Jilin in the People's Republic of China. (jl54.org, 25 Sep 2012)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age four. The condition resulted in neural paralysis of the left side of his body. (ntvan.com, 26 Apr 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F35/36 Final Round 4
Men's Discus Throw F35/36 Final Round 2
Men's Javelin F35/36 Final Round 6
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F35/36 Final 2011-01-23 8
Men's Discus Throw F35/36 Final 2011-01-28 6
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F35/36 Final Round 2012-09-03 3