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WANG Wei
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age30
Place of BirthXuancheng, CHN
Height1.29 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F40
Further Personal Information
Residence
Xuancheng, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2014 in Ningguo, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He became interested in athletics after some members of the Ningguo Disabled Persons' Federation visited the factory he worked at. "[They came] to our factory to select people to participate in the second Xuancheng Para Games. As I had not been involved in any sports beforehand, I signed up just for fun."
Club / Team
Anhui Province: China
Name of coach
Li Fengfeng [club], CHN
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
China
Tournament
Asian Championships
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching movies, travel. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Placing seventh in the men's F40 shot put at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese shot putter Gong Lijiao. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Injuries
He suffered injuries to his wrist and leg before the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro but was able to compete at the Games. (new.qq.com, 20 Apr 2019)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (new.qq.com, 20 Apr 2019)
Impairment
He is a person of short stature. (ngnews.cn, 15 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2016 Shot Put F40 8.50
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2019 Shot Put F40 9.02