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JIN Yawei
Sport Para athletics, Para cross-country
NPC China   
GenderWomen
Age29
Height1.60 m
Weight 49 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW10
Further Personal Information
Residence
China
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2009.
Why this sport?
Her potential was noticed by the local federation for people with an impairment.
Club / Team
Shaanxi Province: China
Name of coach
Zhu Dewen [national], CHN
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
China
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing third at the 2017 World Cup event in Finland. (Athlete, 18 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Chinese wheelchair racer Zhang Lixin. (Athlete, 18 Mar 2018)
Other sports
She won three silver medals competing in the T54 category in athletics [200m, 400m and 800m] at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (SportsDeskOnline, 22 Oct 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (cpc2008.org.cn, 20 Oct 2017)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of a high fever she contracted at age three. (Athlete, 18 Mar 2018; sxdaily.com.cn, 08 Oct 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
8 2018 12km - Sitting 48:42.5
Semifinal 2018 Sprint - Sitting 4:47.6
11 2018 5km - Sitting 22:29.7
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
7 2016/2017 1km Sprint - Sitting  
6 2016/2017 12km - Sitting 40:04.5
6 2016/2017 5km - Sitting 15:54.7
Asian Para Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 200m T54 31.32
2 2014 800m T54 2:01.39
2 2014 400m T54 1:01.82