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Zhipeng Jin

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S4, SB3, SM4

Further personal information

Residence
China
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age five in Nanping, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
A doctor advised his parents he should learn to swim to avoid muscular atrophy.
Club / Team
Fujian Province : Nanping, CHN
Name of coach
Xu Yang [club, national], CHN

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (fj-sh.com, 15 Sep 2015)
Injuries
He had an operation to treat kidney stones a month before the 2014 Asian Para Games. He recovered in time to compete at the event in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (difang.gmw.cn, 21 Nov 2014)
Awards and honours
He has been presented with the May 1st Labour Medal of Fujian Province in the People's Republic of China. The honour was in recognition of his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (gov.cn, 18 Oct 016)

He has received a Merit Citation Class One from the Fujian provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (fj.xinhuanet.com, 21 May 2015)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy as the result of being born prematurely. (weixinnu.com, 29 Jun 2016)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
He has also studied sports psychology at Beijing Sport University in the People's Republic of China. (k.sina.com.cn, 20 May 2018; weixinnu.com, 29 Jun 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM4 Final 1 2015-07-15 3
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM4 Heat 1 2015-07-15 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S4 Final 1 2015-07-16 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S4 Heat 1 2015-07-16 6
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB3 Final 1 2015-07-17 4
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB3 Heat 2 2015-07-17 5
Men's 50 m Backstroke S4 Heat 1 2015-07-19 10
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S4 Heat 1 2016-09-08 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S4 Final Round 2016-09-08 2
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM4 Final Round 2016-09-12 2
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM4 Heat 2 2016-09-12 2
Men's 200 m Freestyle S4 Final Round 2016-09-13 3
Men's 200 m Freestyle S4 Heat 1 2016-09-13 4
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB3 Final Round 2016-09-14 1
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB3 Heat 1 2016-09-14 1