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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Guide
Zhang Shaoqiu

Further personal information

Residence
Ningde, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in September 2013 in Fujian Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He loved the sport, and was scouted by the coach of the Fujian provincial team because of his physical fitness.
Club / Team
Fujian Province: China

General interest

Hobbies
Playing Chinese chess, reading. (k.sina.com.cn, 10 Dec 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold medals at the 2015 and 2019 National Para Games in the People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Gao Zhiqiang. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Other sports
He finished in 10th place at the 2020 Fujian Provincial Chinese Chess Championships for people with vision impairment. (sohu.com, 13 Nov 2020)
Ambitions
To win gold in the 100m at the 2021 National Para Games in Xi'an, People's Republic of China, and to compete internationally in long jump. (k.sina.com.cn, 10 Dec 2020)
Impairment
He was born with a vision impairment. (mt.sohu.com, 16 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T11 Final 1 2015-10-27 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T11 Final Round 2016-09-08 7