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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T42, F42

Further personal information

Family
Wife Xu Zhenhua
Residence
Changchun, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
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

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
China

General interest

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)
Famous relatives
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)
Impairment
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)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F42 Final Round 2012-09-02 9
Men's Javelin F42 Final Round 2012-09-07 1
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F42 Final 1 2013-07-23 4
Men's Javelin F42 Final 1 2013-07-25 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
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