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GAO Mingjie
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age39
Place of BirthShangri-La City, CHN
Height1.78 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F44
Further Personal Information
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2000 in Yunnan, People's Republic of China.
Senior International Debut
Year
2004
Competing for
China
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Athens, GRE
General Interest
Awards and honours
In 2012 he received a Merit Citation Class One from the Yunnan provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (huaxia.com, 18 Dec 2012)

In 2008 he was presented with the May 4th Medal and the Labour Medal in recognition of his performance at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (special.yunnan.cn, 29 Apr 2015; ccyl.org.cn, 19 Aug 2008)

In 2004 he received a Merit Citation Class Three and the May 1st Labour Medal from the Yunnan provincial government in recognition of his performance at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (ylxf.yn.gov.cn, 17 Jun 2015)
Impairment
The impairment to his left leg is the result of polio. He was diagnosed with the illness as a child. (special.yunnan.cn, 29 Apr 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2004 Javelin Throw F44/46 55.57 
1 2008 Javelin Throw F42/44 57.60
1 2012 Javelin Throw F44 58.53
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2006 Javelin Throw F44 54.93
1 2011 Javelin Throw F44 59.82
9 2011 Discus Throw F44 39.13