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LI Lu
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderWomen
Age25
Place of BirthDengzhou, CHN
Height1.62 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T46, F46
Further Personal Information
Residence
Zhengzhou, CHN
Occupation
Athlete, Sports Teacher
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Physical Education - Zhengzhou University: China
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2010 in Dengzhou, People's Republic of China. She began training seriously in 2011.
Club / Team
Henan Province: China
Name of coach
Yang Xiaoping, CHN, from 2019
General Interest
Hobbies
Travel. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the women's T47 400m at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her first coach. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese Para sprinter Shi Yiting. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Perseverance may not lead to success, but giving up will always lead to failure." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and to become an athletics coach when she retires from the sport. (4g.dahe.cn, 31 Jan 2019; sohu.com, 16 Oct 2018; henan.163.com, 10 Nov 2016)
Impairment
She lost her left arm in 1999 after accidentally touching an electrical transformer. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019; 4g.dahe.cn, 31 Jan 2019; news.cyol.com, 02 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
1 2016 400m T47 58.09
3 2016 200m T47 26.26
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2017 200m T47 25.71
3 2017 100m T47 12.62
1 2017 400m T47 57.23
2 2019 400m T47 58.61
5 2019 100m T47 12.50
6 2019 200m T47 25.88
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 200m T45/46/47 25.82
1 2018 100m T45/46/47 12.57
1 2018 400m T45/46/47 58.39