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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Residence
China
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2004 in Liaoning Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
The federation for people with an impairment in Heishan County, People's Republic of China, recommended he train for the sport. He then joined the Liaoning provincial team.

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
China
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Guangzhou, CHN

General interest

Hobbies
E-sports, badminton. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the men's T54 100m at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang, Chinese badminton player Lin Dan. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
He was named an Outstanding Athlete by the China Disabled Persons' Federation [CDPF] in the People's Republic of China in recognition of his performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (cdpf.org.cn, 28 Sep 2012)
Other sports
He competed in Para road cycling at the 2007 World Championships in Bordeaux, France. (SportsDeskOnline, 24 Aug 2007)
Impairment
His impairment resulted from a spinal cord injury. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T54 Semifinal 2 2011-01-22 4
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 4 2011-01-22 2
Men's 100 m T54 Final 2011-01-23 6
Men's 4x400 m T54 Heat 2 2011-01-24 1
Men's 4x400 m T54 Final 2011-01-29 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 1 2012-09-01 1
Men's 100 m T54 Final Round 2012-09-02 2
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 3 2012-09-03 3
Men's 1500 m T54 Final Round 2012-09-04 8
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Heat 1 2012-09-08 1
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Final Round 2012-09-08 1
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 2 2015-10-25 22
Men's 100 m T54 Final 1 2015-10-25 1
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 2 2015-10-25 2
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 1 2015-10-27 2
Men's 400 m T54 Final 1 2015-10-27 1
Men's 800 m T54 Heat 4 2015-10-28 15
Men's 800 m T54 Semifinal 1 2015-10-29 7
Men's 800 m T54 Final 1 2015-10-29 5
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Final 1 2015-10-31 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 2 2016-09-09 4
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 1 2016-09-11 1
Men's 400 m T54 Final Round 2016-09-12 2
Men's 800 m T54 Heat 2 2016-09-14 4
Men's 800 m T54 Final Round 2016-09-15 5
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 2 2016-09-16 1
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Heat 2 2016-09-16 1
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Final Round 2016-09-17 1
Men's 100 m T54 Final Round 2016-09-17 2
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 1 2017-07-14 2
Men's 100 m T54 Final 1 2017-07-14 2
Men's 800 m T54 Heat 3 2017-07-17 7
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 2 2017-07-19 2
Men's 400 m T54 Final 1 2017-07-20 5
Men's 800 m T54 Final 1 2017-07-21 2