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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12
Guide
Li Wen

Further personal information

Residence
Nanjing, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics in 2011 in Jiangsu Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She loved the sport when she was young.
Club / Team
Jiangsu Province: Suzhou, CHN

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the women's T11-13 4x100m relay at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Guide Li Wen. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Injuries
In 2013 she sustained a serious injury to her waist area during training. (subaonet.com, 07 Oct 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Make the impossible come true." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Impairment
She was born with albinism. (ntscchina.com, 27 Dec 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 1 2015-10-22 4
Women's 400 m T12 Final 1 2015-10-23 4
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 3 2015-10-24 13
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 2 2015-10-26 6
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 3 2016-09-08 2
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 2 2016-09-09 4
Women's 4x100 m T11-13 Final Round 2016-09-14 1
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 3 2016-09-15 9999
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 2 2017-07-18 3
Women's 100 m T12 Final 1 2017-07-19 4