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Yongyuan Zhong

Athletics
1

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F42

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Computer Science - Beijing Union University: China

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2001 in Yunnan, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
A coach identified her potential because of her large arm muscles.

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
China
Location
Brazil

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Believe you are the best." (Athlete, 24 Jan 2011)
Awards and honours
In 2011 she was named a National Advanced Individual in the People's Republic of China. (lincangnews.cn, 08 Jul 2013)

In 2008 she received a Merit Citation Class One from the provincial government of Yunnan, People's Republic of China. (lincangnews.cn, 08 Jul 2013)

In 2007 she received a Merit Citation Class Three from the provincial government of Yunnan, People's Republic of China. (lincangnews.cn, 08 Jul 2013)

In 2007 she was named an Advanced Individual of Gengma County, People's Republic of China. (lincangnews.cn, 08 Jul 2013)
Impairment
She lost her right leg in an earthquake in 1998. (lincangnews.cn, 08 Jul 2013; sohu.com, 15 May 2007)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F42-46 Final Round 2
Women's Javelin F42-46 Final Round 8
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F42-46 Final 2011-01-22 3