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YANG Yue
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderWomen
Age37
Place of BirthDalian, CHN
Height1.69 m
Weight 71 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F44
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Sports Physiology - Shenyang Sport University: China
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2002 in Shenyang, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
She thought the sport could help improve her body condition and recover her functions.
Club / Team
Liaoning Province: China
Name of coach
Sun Bao Quan [club, national], CHN
Senior International Debut
Year
2004
Competing for
China
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Athens, GRE
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in women's F44 discus at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, winning silver in women's F44 shot put at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, and winning silver in women's F44 discus at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Chinese basketballer Yao Ming. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Injuries
She sustained an injury to her waist area two months before the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. She recovered in time to compete at the event. (mlzh.gov.cn, 01 Jul 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Enjoy each stage of my life and try my best to do well." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Impairment
The impairment to her left leg is the result of a medical error that happened to her at age two. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2004 Discus Throw F42-46 37.07 
6 2004 Javelin Throw F42-46 33.70 
2 2008 Discus Throw F42-46 42.38
2 2012 Shot Put F42/44 12.22
2 2016 Discus Throw F44 43.47
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2006 Shot Put F42/44 9.71
1 2006 Discus Throw F42/44 38.23
3 2006 Javelin Throw F42/44/46 33.24
6 2011 Shot Put F42-44/46 10.90
2 2015 Discus Throw F44 41.61
2 2015 Shot Put F44 11.75
2 2017 Discus Throw F44 38.25
3 2017 Shot Put F44 11.32
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 Shot Put F44 11.63
1 2014 Discus Throw F44 40.43
2 2018 Discus Throw F43/44/62/64 36.95
2 2018 Shot Put F43/44/62/64 10.20