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LI Yingjie
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderWomen
Age32
Place of BirthHandan, CHN
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54
Further Personal Information
Family
One son
Residence
Handan, CHN
Occupation
Athlete, Teacher
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2003 in Hebei, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged to try the sport by her father.
Club / Team
Hebei Province: China
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the T53-54 4x400m relay at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (sports.sohu.com, 28 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (sohu.com, 20 Sep 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Have goals, have more actions." (k.sina.com.cn, 30 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and to become a coach after she retires. (sohu.com, 25 Dec 2017; mt.sohu.com, 20 Sep 2016)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio. She contracted the illness at age three. (k.sina.com.cn, 30 Dec 2017; mt.sohu.com, 20 Sep 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2016 100m T54 16.22
1 2016 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:32.11
3 2016 800m T54 1:45.23
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2018 Shot Put F35/36/37 12.15