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GUO Wei
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age38
Place of BirthShanghai, CHN
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F35
Further Personal Information
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1999 in Shanghai, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
His sporting talent was first recognised by his physical education teacher. He was later scouted by a coach and invited to join his athletics training team.
Senior International Debut
Year
2002
Competing for
China
Location
Busan, KOR
General Interest
Awards and honours
In 2008 he was named Model Worker of Shanghai, People's Republic of China. (news.eastday.com, 11 Oct 2008)

In 2008 he received the May 4th Youth Medal in People's Republic of China. (ccyl.org.cn, 19 Sep 2008)

He took part in the torch relay ahead of the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. His leg of the relay was in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. (2008.sohu.com, 2008)

In 2005 he was named as one of the Top Ten Outstanding Young People in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. (sohu.com, 01 Jan 2007)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy. The condition affects his feet. (hinews.cn, 16 Oct 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2004 Long Jump F36-38 6.06 
1 2004 Shot Put F35 14.20 
1 2004 Javelin Throw F35 46.06 
1 2008 Javelin Throw F35-36 56.07
1 2008 Discus Throw F35-36 54.13
1 2008 Shot Put F35-36 16.22
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2006 Shot Put F35 14.68
1 2006 Discus Throw F35 49.39
1 2006 Javelin Throw F35-36/38 46.26
3 2011 Javelin Throw F35-36 51.62
3 2011 Shot Put F35-36 14.18
8 2011 Discus Throw F35/36 39.29