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21147-Yongjia Cui photo

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
Foshan, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2006 at a sports school in Foshan, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He wanted to improve his health.
Club / Team
Guangdong Province : China
Name of coach
Li Kehua [personal], CHN, from 2006

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
China
Location
Netherlands

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing sixth in the S9 100m butterfly at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Li Kehua. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"There is no best, only better." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
He received a Merit Citation Class Three from the provincial government in Guangdong, People's Republic of China. (110.com, 05 Jan 2012)
Impairment
He was born with a limb deficiency. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 3 2015-07-16 18
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 2 2015-07-17 3
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Final 1 2015-07-17 6
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final 1 2015-07-17 5
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 1 2015-07-18 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 1 2015-07-19 14