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ZHANG Zhen
Sport Para alpine skiing, Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthShenyang, CHN
Height1.85 m
Weight 66 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Shenyang, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
Liaoning Province: China
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold medals in Para athletics at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (wenming.cn, 07 Apr 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Self-confidence is the foundation of success." (wenming.cn, 07 Apr 2015)
Awards and honours
During his career he has been named National Model Worker and Liaoning Province Model Worker in People's Republic of China. (ln.gov.cn, 01 Feb 2012)
Other sports
He has competed in Para athletics and Para alpine skiing at international level. (cpc2008.org.cn, 31 Jan 2018)
Impairment
He was born with a visual impairment. (sydadong.com, 30 May 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
  2004 5000m T11 DNF
  2004 10000m T11 DNF
  2004 Marathon T11 DNF
1 2008 5000m T11 15:27.35
1 2008 1500m T11 4:10.05
5 2016 5000m T11 15:53.47
Round 1 2016 1500m T11 4:16.88
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
3 2011 1500m T11 4:11.40
5 2011 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 48.38