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11939-Xueming Zhao photo

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2004 in Kunming, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
His parents encouraged him to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Yunnan Province: China

General interest

Most influential person in career
His coaches. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2012)
Impairment
His right arm was amputated after he received an electric shock at age four. (epaper.qjrb.cn, 22 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 1 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heat 1 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Final Round 4
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 1 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 1 2012-09-01 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 2016-09-14 6