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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T36

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2014.
Club / Team
Guangdong Province: China

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
China
Tournament
Grand Prix

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the T36 100m at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2016 he received a Second-Class Merit from the government of Guangdong Province in the People's Republic of China. (dg.wenming.cn, 29 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T36 Final Round 2016-09-10 2
Men's Long Jump T36 Final Round 2016-09-12 7
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T36 Final 1 2017-07-18 5
Men's 100 m T36 Heat 2 2017-07-22 2
Men's 100 m T36 Final 1 2017-07-22 1