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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S7, SB6, SM7

Further personal information

Residence
Shangluo, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2004 in Kunming, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged to try swimming by the provincial federation for athletes with an impairment.
Club / Team
Shaanxi Province: China
Name of coach
Liu Tao [club, national], CHN; Li Mengzhong [national], CHN; Zhang Honghu [national], CHN

General interest

Hobbies
Embroidery. (news.hsw.cn, 10 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the S7 100m backstroke at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (shangluo.hsw.cn, 21 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2007 she was named a Self-Improvement Model by the Shaanxi provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (cnwest.com, 19 Jul 2007)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final Round 2012-08-30 4
Women's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heat 2 2012-08-30 4
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Final 1 2015-07-16 5
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Heat 2 2015-07-16 5
Women's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final 1 2015-07-18 1
Women's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heat 1 2015-07-18 2
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final 1 2015-07-19 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final Round 2016-09-08 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heat 2 2016-09-08 2
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Heat 2 2016-09-13 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Final Round 2016-09-13 4