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WANG Juan
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderWomen
Age44
Place of BirthBeijing, CHN
Height1.70 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T44, F44
Further Personal Information
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Sport Studies - Beijing Sport University: China
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 1994.
Why this sport?
She enjoyed the way competing in the sport made her feel.
Senior International Debut
Year
1998
Competing for
China
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Birmingham, ENG
General Interest
Nicknames
Blade Runner (cdrb.com.cn, 14 Sep 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her father. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up when faced with a challenge." (Athlete, 02 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
In 2014 she was named an Elite Para Athlete of International Class by the China Administration of Sport for Persons with Disabilities. (cpc2008.org.cn, 15 Nov 2014)

She took part in the torch relay ahead of the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. Her leg of the relay was in the host city. (cdpf.org.cn, 06 Sep 2008)

She was flag bearer for the People's Republic of China at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (news.youth.cn, 22 Oct 2012)
Other sports
She competed in wheelchair fencing at the 1994 Far East and South Pacific [FESPIC] Games in Beijing, People's Republic of China. (ldwb.com.cn, 22 Oct 2012)
Impairment
She lost her right leg in a car accident at age 13. (ldwb.com.cn, 22 Oct 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2000 100m T44 14.32
3 2000 200m T44 29.40
9 2004 100m T46 14.06 
2 2004 Long Jump F44/46 4.59 
4 2008 Long Jump F44 4.61
3 2008 100m T44 13.73
6 2012 100m T44 14.11
7 2012 Long Jump T42/44 4.80
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 1998 100m T44 15.15
2 1998 Long Jump F44 4.09
1 2002 100m T44 13.88
2 2002 200m T44 29.16
5 2006 100m T44 14.19
  2006 Long Jump F44  DNS
8 2011 Long Jump F44/46 4.45
5 2011 100m T44 13.96