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Yufei Zhao

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T53, F54, P54

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2005 in Hebei Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was selected by the local federation for people with an impairment.

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the T53 100m at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Huang Peng. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Perseverance means victory." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with polio at age nine months. The condition resulted in an impairment to his legs. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017; hebei.com.cn, 15 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T53 Heat 2 2012-09-03 2
Men's 100 m T53 Final Round 2012-09-03 2
Men's 800 m T53 Heat 1 2012-09-04 6
Men's 200 m T53 Heat 3 2012-09-07 1
Men's 200 m T53 Final Round 2012-09-07 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T53 Heat 1 2016-09-09 4
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 3 2016-09-10 2
Men's 400 m T53 Final Round 2016-09-11 6
Men's 800 m T53 Heat 2 2016-09-14 5
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 2 2017-07-18 12
Men's 100 m T53 Heat 1 2017-07-23 10