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Xinhan Fu

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T35, F35

Further personal information

Residence
Shanghai, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2001 in Shanghai, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He liked sports from an early age. He first practised fencing, but his coach recommended he try athletics.
Club / Team
Shanghai : China
Name of coach
Du Shangfeng, CHN

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
China
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Athens, GRE

General interest

Hobbies
Sports. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the F35 shot put at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His first coach Zhang Minzhen. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Injuries
He has been troubled by a long-term injury to his left ankle during his career. (shanghai.gov.cn, 14 Sep 2016)

He competed at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing despite suffering from a foot injury. (sports.sohu.com, 13 Sep 2008)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Nothing is impossible." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
He was the flag bearer for Shanghai at the 2019 National Para Games in Tianjin, People's Republic of China. (qie.tv, 20 Aug 2019; ccsplc.com, 21 Aug 2019)

In 2012 he received a Merit Citation Class One from the city government of Shanghai, People's Republic of China, in recognition of his performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (nlc.gov.cn, 21 Sep 2012)

He took part in the torch relay ahead of the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. His leg of the relay was in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. (hc360.com, 15 May 2008)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy, which predominantly affects the left side of his body. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015; shqp.gov.cn, 20 Oct 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F36-38 Final Round 2
Men's Discus Throw F35 Final Round 2
Men's Shot Put F35 Final Round 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F35/36 Final Round 10
Men's Shot Put F35/36 Final Round 8
Men's 100 m T35 Final Round 2
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F35 Final Round 3
Men's Shot Put F35 Final Round 3
Men's 4x100 m T35-38 Final Round 3
Men's 100 m T35 Final Round 2
Men's 100 m T35 Heat 2 1
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F35/36 Final 2011-01-23 6
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T35 Heat 1 2012-08-31 1
Men's 100 m T35 Final Round 2012-09-01 3
Men's 200 m T35 Heat 2 2012-09-05 3
Men's 200 m T35 Final Round 2012-09-06 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T35 Heat 2 2015-10-24 5
Men's 200 m T35 Final 1 2015-10-25 5
Men's Shot Put F35 Final 1 2015-10-25 8
Men's 100 m T35 Heat 1 2015-10-28 3
Men's 100 m T35 Final 1 2015-10-29 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T35 Final Round 2016-09-09 4
Men's 100 m T35 Heat 1 2016-09-09 2
Men's 200 m T35 Heat 1 2016-09-11 9999
Men's Shot Put F35 Final Round 2016-09-12 1
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F35 Final 1 2017-07-16 1