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ZHANG Jiayu
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderWomen
Age22
Place of BirthChangzhi, CHN
Height1.55 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F56
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 Shanxi Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
Her talent was identified by coach Yang Deqing.
Club / Team
Shanxi Province: China
Name of coach
Yang Deqing, CHN; Qiao Xiaofeng, CHN
Senior International Debut
Year
2019
Competing for
China
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Dubai, UAE
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing basketball. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Yang Deqing. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese shot putter Gong Lijiao. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (news.sina.com.cn, 16 May 2019)
Impairment
She was born with spina bifida. (sohu.com, 20 May 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
9 2019 Javelin Throw F56 17.43