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SHI Yiting
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderWomen
Age22
Place of BirthChenzhou, CHN
Height1.58 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T36
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 2013 in Guiyang County, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She was selected to train for the sport with the Hunan provincial team in the People's Republic of China on the recommendation of the municipal federation for people with an impairment.
Club / Team
Hunan Province: Changsha, CHN
Name of coach
Yang Xiaoping, CHN
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
China
General Interest
Hobbies
Drawing. (hnyys.wenming.cn, 13 Sep 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the women's T36 200m at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her father. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"As long as you have a dream and dare to fight for it, you will live a colourful life." (huarong.gov.cn, 11 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
She was presented with the National May 1st Labour Medal by the All-China Federation of Trade Unions [ACFTU] in the People's Republic of China after winning gold at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (hngy.gov.cn, 28 Sep 2016)

In 2016 she received the National May 4th Youth Medal from the Central Committee of the Young Communist League and the All-China Youth Federation in the People's Republic of China. (hngy.gov.cn, 28 Sep 2016)

In 2016 she was named a National March 8th Red Banner Pace-Setter by the All-China Women's Federation [ACWF] in the People's Republic of China. (hngy.gov.cn, 28 Sep 2016)
Impairment
She has impaired muscle power in her left arm and her legs are of different lengths. Her impairment resulted from hypoxia at birth. (ngcz.tv, 28 Sep 2016; live.qq.com, 30 Dec 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
1 2016 200m T36 28.74
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2017 200m T36 28.92
1 2017 100m T36 13.68
1 2019 200m T36 28.21
1 2019 100m T36 13.62