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12462-Yang Zhang photo

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54, F57, P58

Further personal information

Residence
China
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2002 in Xingtai, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
His talent was noticed by coaches from the local federation for athletes with an impairment.
Club / Team
Hebei Province: China

General interest

Awards and honours
He received the Sportsmanship Award at the 2005 National Championships in People's Republic of China. (niuchengwang.com, 19 May 2014)
Other sports
He has competed in Para alpine skiing and Para athletics at international level. (news.eastday.com, 03 Mar 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (news.eastday.com, 03 Mar 2017)
Impairment
The impairment to his left leg was caused by a traffic accident at age six. (news.eastday.com, 03 Mar 2017)