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Xuemei Deng

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Nanchang, CHN
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She got involved in powerlifting at age 13 in Nanchang, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She was selected to train for the sport by the federation for people with an impairment in Jiangxi, People's Republic of China.
Club / Team
Jiangxi Province: China
Name of coach
Tang Chunrong [club, national], CHN

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
China
Location
Kuala Lumpur, MAS

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the +86kg category at the 2019 World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. (paralympic.org, 19 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2019 she was named a Model of Self Improvement of Jiangxi Province in the People's Republic of China. (jx.ifeng.com, 28 Aug 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (163.com, 03 Dec 2019)
Impairment
Her right leg was amputated at age six after she was involved in an accident. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019; sj.jxnews.com.cn, 21 Sep 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 86.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-10 6
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Over 86.00kg Final 2017-12-08 4