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Yanmei Xu

Powerlifting
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
One daughter
Occupation
Teacher
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 1999 in Nanchang, People's Republic of China.

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
China
Location
Malaysia

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2014 she was named a National Elite Para Athlete by the Chinese Paralympic Committee. (cpc2008.org.cn, 15 Nov 2014)

In 2013 she received the May 4th Youth Medal from the provincial government of Jiangxi, People's Republic of China. (jxdpf.gov.cn, 28 Mar 2013)

She was named a Red Banner holder by the provincial government of Jiangxi, People's Republic of China, in recognition of her performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (srzc.com, 13 Mar 2013)
Impairment
Her impairment is the result of the effects of polio. (srzc.com, 19 May 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -82.5 kg Final Round 2012-09-04 3