Imagen
16470-Yong Zhang photo

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T54, F57, P58

Further personal information

Residence
Bengbu, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2010 in Shaanxi, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was identified and encouraged to be an athlete by coach Li Chun'an.
Club / Team
Shanghai: China

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, sports, working out. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2019 National Para Games in Tianjin, People's Republic of China. (epaper.jwb.com.cn, 16 Apr 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Huang Peng. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2014 he received the Sportsmanship Award at the national championships in People's Republic of China. (caspd.org.cn, 2014)

In 2013 he was named Advanced Individual of Shangluo, People's Republic of China. (sldpf.org.cn, 16 Jun 2013)
Impairment
He was born with an impairment to his feet. (gxr168.com, 08 May 2014)