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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began professional training in June 2013 at Panjin Sport School in the People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He had rheumatoid arthritis and started training to relieve the pain.

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
China
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Mexico City, MEX

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, feeding pigeons. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2019 National Para Games in Tianjin, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Zhao Xingyu. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (panjinhonghaitan.com, 19 Jun 2017)
Impairment
The impairment to his legs is a result of the effects of polio. He contracted the illness at age three. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019; news.xinhuanet.com, 17 Jun 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 49.00kg Final 2017-12-04 4