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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S9, SM9

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age nine in Kunming, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was introduced to the sport by the local association for athletes with an impairment.
Club / Team
Yunnan Province: China
Name of coach
Li Mengzhong [national], CHN

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2011 he was named an Advanced Individual in recognition of his performance at the 2010 Asian Para Games in Guangzhou, People's Republic of China. (news.southcn.com, 07 May 2011)

In 2011 he was presented with the Candidate of Outstanding Talented People award in Yuxi, People's Republic of China. (yuxinews.com, 19 Apr 2011)

In 2007 he received a Merit Citation Class One from the Yunnan provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (yuxinews.com, 19 Apr 2011)
Impairment
At age nine he lost all of the fingers on his left hand after an accident while he was playing with firecrackers. (yxdaily.com, 10 Feb 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 2 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 1 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Final Round 7
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Final Round 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 2 9999
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34 pts Final Round 3
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heat 1 2
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 2 2
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Final Round 3
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 1 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 7
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 2 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Final Round 3
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 1 3
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 2 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Final Round 3
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Heat 1 2
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final Round 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S9 Heats 20
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Final Round 5
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heats 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heats 2
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heats 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heats 6