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Zhenyu Chen

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Hangzhou, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Design and Technology - Shaoxing Vocational and Technical College: China

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in August 2008 in Hangzhou, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
"I was still a student when the chairman of the county's disabled persons' federation saw me. He said I acted quickly when playing basketball. Since my parents are both sports lovers, he asked me whether I would like to train on the provincial team and then recommended me. Even I was not sure why they chose me to train for shot put."
Club / Team
Zhejiang Province: Hangzhou, CHN

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
China
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Guangzhou, CHN

General interest

Hobbies
Fishing. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the men's F40 shot put at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese swimmer Sun Yang. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Surpass myself." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo and the 2022 Asian Para Games in Hangzhou, People's Republic of China. (kuaibao.qq.com, 29 Aug 2019; sxvtc.com, 13 May 2019)
Impairment
He is a person of short stature. (zj123.com, 18 Sep 2016; taizhou.com.cn, 01 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F41 Final 1 2015-10-28 10
Men's Shot Put F40 Final 1 2015-10-30 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F40 Final Round 2016-09-16 2
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F40 Final 1 2017-07-20 3