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WEN Xiaoyan
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderWomen
Age22
Place of BirthYiyang, CHN
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F37, T37
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2012 in Taojiang County, People's Republic of China.
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 two gold medals and a silver medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Hou Xiaoqin. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sports give me direction and a feeling of being reborn. I strive vigorously to improve myself because doing sports is a kind of belief." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2016 400m T37 1:03.28
1 2016 Long Jump T37 5.14
1 2016 4 x 100m Relay T35-38 50.81
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2017 Long Jump T37 4.97
6 2017 100m T37 13.83
1 2019 Long Jump T37 5.22
1 2019 100m T37 13.20
2 2019 Universal Relay  
1 2019 200m T37 27.11
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2018 200m T37 28.95
1 2018 100m T37 13.50
2 2018 400m T37 1:07.04
1 2018 Long Jump T37/38 4.65