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Xiaoqin Jin

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8

Further personal information

Residence
Chuxiong City, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para swimming in 2002 in Kunming, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She was identified as an athlete with potential by the Yunnan Association for the Impaired.
Club / Team
Yunan Province: China

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
China
Location
Brazil

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2011 she received a Yunnan May 4th Youth Medal by the Yunnan Provincial Youth Federation in the People's Republic of China. (news.163.com, 05 May 2011)

She was presented with a Merit Citation Class One by the Yunnan provincial government in recognition of her performance at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (gb.cri.cn, 03 Apr 2010)
Impairment
She lost her left arm in an accident at age three. (mt.sohu.com, 01 Mar 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Butterfly S8 Heat 1 2
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heat 1 4
Women's 100 m Backstroke S8 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m Backstroke S8 Heat 2 3
Women's 100 m Butterfly S8 Final Round 3
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 4
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 1 2
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final Round 3
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Heat 1 1
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Final Round 4
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heat 1 2
Women's 100 m Butterfly S8 Final Round 2
Women's 100 m Butterfly S8 Heat 1 1
Women's 100 m Backstroke S8 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m Backstroke S8 Heat 1 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S8 Heat 1 2012-09-04 3
Women's 100 m Backstroke S8 Final Round 2012-09-04 5
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 2012-09-07 6
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Butterfly S8 Heat 2 2016-09-09 3
Women's 100 m Butterfly S8 Final Round 2016-09-09 5
Women's 100 m Backstroke S8 Heat 1 2016-09-13 5
Women's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2016-09-16 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 2016-09-16 8