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GUO Wei Zhong
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age46
Place of BirthJieyang, CHN
Height1.76 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
Son Guo Jiakai
Languages
Cantonese, Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in long jump and high jump in 1992.
Why this sport?
He loved sport from childhood and his talent was noticed by the local federation for athletes with an impairment.
General Interest
Awards and honours
In 2010 he was named Athlete of the Year in Jieyang, People's Republic of China. (news.hqcr.com, 25 Feb 2011)
Impairment
Part of a house collapsed on him and injured his right leg at age 12. The building had recently been damaged in a typhoon. (southcn.com, 27 Sep 2004)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2000 High Jump F42 1.84
10 2000 Long Jump F42 4.10
2 2004 High Jump F42 1.74 
  2004 Long Jump F42 DNS
11 2012 Long Jump T42/44 4.06
4 2012 High Jump F42 1.71
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2002 High Jump F44 1.72
7 2002 Long Jump F42 4.20
5 2011 Long Jump F42 4.46
6 2011 4 x 100m Relay T42-46 49.81
1 2011 High Jump F42 1.76