A Chinese blind football player kicks the ball.

Zhoubin Wang

Football 5-a-side

At only 17-years-old at the time, Wang Zhoubin was part of China’s best achieving football 5-a-side that at Beijing 2008 claimed Paralympic silver.

Since then, he has helped his national team become one of the world’s strongest, and Wang is now widely considered one of China’s best blind football players in history.

In 2010, he celebrated on home soil as China won gold at the Asian Para Games in Guangzhou.

Wang went on to compete at both London 2012 and Rio 2016, finishing fifth and fourth, respectively. He was also part of the team that took bronze at the 2010 World Championships and the one that secured a fourth place four years later in Tokyo, Japan.


Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Preliminary 1
Men's Tournament Gold Medal Match 1
Men's Tournament Preliminary 5
Men's Tournament Preliminary 4
Men's Tournament Preliminary 3
Men's Tournament Preliminary 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men Group B 2012-08-31 2
Men Group B 2012-09-02 4
Men Group B 2012-09-04 5
Men Group B - Standings 2012-09-04 3
Men Classification 5-8 2012-09-06 202
Men Classification 5-6 2012-09-08 101
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men Group B 2016-09-09 1
Men Group B 2016-09-11 4
Men Group B 2016-09-13 5
Men Group B - Standings 2016-09-13 2
Men Semifinal 2016-09-15 201
Men Bronze Medal Match 2016-09-17 102