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Zhiming Liu

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T44

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2005 in Yunnan Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
His talent was identified by coaches from the local federation for athletes with an impairment after they visited his school.

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
China
Location
Guangzhou, CHN

General interest

Hero / Idol
US basketballer Kevin Garnett. (shxb.net, 17 May 2007)
Awards and honours
In 2014 he was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (cpc2008.org.cn, 15 Nov 2014)

In 2011 he received a Merit Citation Class One from the Zhejiang provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (cl.0572.cn, 01 Feb 2012)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of polio. He was diagnosed with the illness as a child. (cl.yn.gov.cn, 11 Jun 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m T42-46 Final Round 2012-09-05 2
Men's 100 m T44 Heat 2 2012-09-05 3
Men's 100 m T44 Final Round 2012-09-06 8
Men's 400 m T44 Heat 1 2012-09-07 3
Men's 400 m T44 Final Round 2012-09-08 8