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ZOU Lijuan
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderWomen
Age26
Place of BirthXuzhou, CHN
Height1.70 m
Weight 73 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
F34
Further Personal Information
Residence
Zhenjiang, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Social Work Studies - Jiangsu Open University: China
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in December 2012 in Xuzhou, People's Republic of China.
Club / Team
Jiangsu Province: Nanjing, CHN
Name of coach
Xu Chongyao [club, national], CHN, from 2017
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
China
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Rio de Janeiro, BRA
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two gold medals at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Xu Chongyao. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese powerlifter Zhang Haidong. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"No pain, no gain." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy due to complications at birth. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017; Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2016 Javelin Throw F34 21.86
1 2016 Shot Put F34 8.75
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2015 Shot Put F34 8.37
1 2015 Javelin Throw F34 20.98
1 2017 Shot Put F34 8.23
1 2017 Javelin Throw F34 20.67
1 2019 Javelin Throw F34 19.33
1 2019 Shot Put F34 8.76
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 Javelin Throw F33/34 17.92
1 2014 Shot Put F34 7.90
1 2018 Javelin Throw F33/34 22.28
1 2018 Shot Put F34 8.19