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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Residence
Shijiazhuang, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in December 2012 in Shijiazhuang, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She wanted to realise her self-worth and win honour for the country.
Club / Team
Hebei Province: China
Name of coach
Li Xiuqing [club, national], CHN

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
China
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Doha, QAT

General interest

Hobbies
Sports, music. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal and two silver medals at the 2015 Grand Prix event in Beijing, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Li Xiuqing. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Improve the health of the body, and recover the body's functions." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F13 Final 1 2015-10-27 3
Women's Discus Throw F12 Final 1 2015-10-29 2
Women's Shot Put F12 Final 1 2015-10-31 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F12 Final Round 2016-09-14 5
Women's Javelin F13 Final Round 2016-09-17 4
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F13 Final 1 2017-07-17 1
Women's Discus Throw F12 Final 1 2017-07-21 3
Women's Shot Put F12 Final 1 2017-07-23 4