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Xuelong Zhang

Athletics
1

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37, F37

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2004 in Shijiazhuang, People's Republic of China.

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
China
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Beijing, CHN

General interest

Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Improve the body's health, and recover the body's function." (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy, which resulted in atrophy of the right side of his body. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015; blnews.com.cn, 19 Oct 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F37/38 Final Round 10
Men's Javelin F37/38 Final Round 2
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F37/38 Final 2011-01-23 7
Men's Javelin F37/38 Final 2011-01-26 1
Men's Shot Put F37/38 Final 2011-01-27 5
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F37 Final 1 2015-10-23 1
Men's Shot Put F37 Final 1 2015-10-25 6
Men's Discus Throw F37 Final 1 2015-10-30 6