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Yongbin Liang

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2006 in Jilin, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He liked running.

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
China

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in the T37 100m at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (jlrbszb.chinajilin.com.cn, 18 Sep 2015; chinajilin.com.cn, 21 Apr 2013)
Most influential person in career
Coach Liu Hongjie. (sina.com.cn, 19 Apr 2014)
Injuries
In 2012 he sustained an injury to his waist area during training. (cswbszb.chinajilin.com.cn, 21 Apr 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"As long as I am still running, life is fortunate." (media.china.com.cn, 02 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
He has received the May 4th Youth Medal in the People's Republic of China. (jl54.org, 25 Sep 2012)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy. (jlrbszb.chinajilin.com.cn, 18 Sep 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T37 Heat 2 2012-08-31 1
Men's 200 m T37 Final Round 2012-08-31 4
Men's 100 m T37 Heat 2 2012-09-08 1
Men's 100 m T37 Final Round 2012-09-08 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T37 Heat 2 2015-10-22 10
Men's 100 m T37 Heat 1 2015-10-30 6
Men's 100 m T37 Final 1 2015-10-31 6