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Zhonglan Chen

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para swimming in 2003 in Guizhou, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged to take up the sport by the Para sports federation of Guizhou province.

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
China
Location
Germany

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2013 she was named an Advanced Individual of Guizhou province in the People's Republic of China. (docin.com,23 Sep 2013)

She carried the Olympic torch through Guiyang, People's Republic of China, in the lead-up to the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (2008.qq.com, 12 Jan 2008)
Impairment
Her right arm was amputated after she was involved in a traffic accident at age four. (gzqz.gov.cn, 04 May 2009)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 5
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 2 7
Women's 100 m Butterfly S8 Final Round 4
Women's 100 m Butterfly S8 Heat 1 1
Women's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 3 5
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 5
Women's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 1
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 4
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 1 2
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final Round 3
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Heat 1 1
Women's 100 m Butterfly S8 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m Butterfly S8 Heat 2 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 1 5
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Butterfly S8 Final Round 2012-08-30 4
Women's 100 m Butterfly S8 Heat 1 2012-08-30 2
Women's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 2012-09-02 2