Imagen
12464-Xiufeng Gong photo

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F46

Further personal information

Residence
Qinhuangdao, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1995 in Hebei, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was a physical education teacher, and was encouraged to take up the sport when he learned the local federation were looking for athletes.
Club / Team
Qinhuangdao: China

General interest

Awards and honours
He took part in the torch relay ahead of the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. His leg of the relay was in Qinhuangdao, People's Republic of China. (cnr.cn, 30 Jul 2008)
Impairment
He lost his left hand in a mining explosion in 1989. (qhdxw.com, 30 Jul 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F46 Final 2011-01-28 9