Imagen
35328-Ying Zhang photo

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Residence
Huangshi, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2013.
Why this sport?
One of his relatives told him that a coach was recruiting athletes in Huangshi, People's Republic of China. He went for a trial and was selected to train for the sport.
Club / Team
Hubei Province: China
Name of coach
Zhang Ting [club]

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
China
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Indonesia

General interest

Hobbies
Running. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two gold medals and one silver medal at the 2017 Asian Youth Para Games in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Huang Peng. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese basketball player Yao Ming. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)
Impairment
He fractured his left leg at age eight. At age 10 he was diagnosed with osteomyelitis [a type of bone infection] because there had been a delay in receiving treatment for his initial injury. (qinghuace.com, 17 Mar 2019; news.sina.com.cn, 22 May 2018)