Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Wife Xu Zhenhua
Social Work Studies - Changchun Insitute : China
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2004 in Jilin, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He loved sports.
Club / Team
Jilin Province : China
Name of coach
Xin Yongcui [club], CHN
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Xin Yongcui. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Chinese Paralympic javelin thrower Gao Mingjie. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2012 he received the May 1st Labour Medal, the May 4th Youth Medal and National Elite Athlete Medal in the People's Republic of China. (xinhuanet.com, 19 Sep 2012; syxcb.gov.cn, 18 Sep 2012)
His wife Xu Zhenhua has competed in Para athletics for Hunan Province in the People's Republic of China. (jl.chinanews.com,22 May 2013)
The impairment to his left leg is a result of the effects of polio. He was diagnosed with the illness at age 11 months. (jl.ifeng.com, 05 Jul 2017; jl.chinanews.com, 22 May 2013)
|Men's Discus Throw F42||Final Round||2012-09-02||9|
|Men's Javelin F42||Final Round||2012-09-07||1|
|Men's Discus Throw F42||Final 1||2013-07-23||4|
|Men's Javelin F42||Final 1||2013-07-25||2|
|Men's Shot Put F42||Final 1||2015-10-22||11|
|Men's Discus Throw F42||Final 1||2015-10-28||6|
|Men's Javelin F44||Final 1||2015-10-30||16|