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LIU Wei
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age26
Place of BirthShaoyang, CHN
Height1.73 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T13, F13
Further Personal Information
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2012 in Changsha, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He enjoyed the sport and initially got involved in athletics as a hobby.
Club / Team
Hunan Province: China
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
China
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Rio de Janeiro, BRA
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the T11-13 4x100m relay at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Li Lianying. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Perseverance." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Impairment
The impairment to his eyes was caused by optic atrophy. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
6 2016 100m T13 11.05
2 2016 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 43.05
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2017 100m T13 11.43
10 2017 200m T13 23.33
1 2017 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 48.56