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Xiaoyan Wen

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37, F37

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2012 in Taojiang County, People's Republic of China.
Club / Team
Hunan Province: China

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
China
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Rio de Janeiro, BRA

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two gold medals and a silver medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Hou Xiaoqin. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sports give me direction and a feeling of being reborn. I strive vigorously to improve myself because doing sports is a kind of belief." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (bilibili.com, 01 Sep 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T37 Heat 2 2016-09-12 1
Women's 400 m T37 Final Round 2016-09-13 2
Women's Long Jump T37 Final Round 2016-09-14 1
Women's 4x100 m T35-38 Final Round 2016-09-15 1
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T37 Final 1 2017-07-19 1
Women's 100 m T37 Heat 1 2017-07-22 5
Women's 100 m T37 Final 1 2017-07-22 6