Imagen
14541-Xiusen Yang photo

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S8, SB7, SM8

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para swimming at age eight. He began professional training in 2004 in Guizhou, People's Republic of China.

General interest

Injuries
He injured his foot during training in 2011. (sohu.com, 24 Mar 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Rainbows come after storms." (chinasfa.net, 08 Nov 2010)
Impairment
His left leg and right foot were amputated in 1997. He was injured after he climbed onto the top of a train and fell off as it began to move. (qdnrbs.cn, 20 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S8 Heat 1 2012-09-04 5