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Yingjie Li

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Family
One son
Residence
Handan, CHN
Occupation
Athlete, Teacher
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2003 in Hebei, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged to try the sport by her father.
Club / Team
Hebei Province: China

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the T53-54 4x400m relay at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (sports.sohu.com, 28 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (sohu.com, 20 Sep 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Have goals, have more actions." (k.sina.com.cn, 30 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and to become a coach after she retires. (sohu.com, 25 Dec 2017; mt.sohu.com, 20 Sep 2016)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio. She contracted the illness at age three. (k.sina.com.cn, 30 Dec 2017; mt.sohu.com, 20 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T54 Heat 2 2016-09-08 1
Women's 100 m T54 Final Round 2016-09-09 3
Women's 4x400 m T53/54 Final Round 2016-09-15 1
Women's 800 m T54 Heat 2 2016-09-17 4
Women's 800 m T54 Final Round 2016-09-17 3