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WANG Wenbo
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age51
Place of BirthChangchun, CHN
Height1.75 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F36
Further Personal Information
Family
One son
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 1995 in Changchun, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was noticed by coaches from the local federation for athletes with an impairment and encouraged to begin doing the sport.
Name of coach
Zeng Huawei [national], CHN
Senior International Debut
Year
1999
Competing for
China
Location
Thailand
General Interest
Injuries
He injured his shoulder ahead of the 2010 Asian Para Games. (cntv.cn, 18 Dec 2010)
Awards and honours
In 2009 he was named an Outstanding Individual by the provincial government of Jilin in the People's Republic of China. (cc.jl.gov.cn, 10 Sep 2012)

He received the Sportsmanship Award at the Fifth National Para Games in the People's Republic of China. (cc.jl.gov.cn, 10 Sep 2012)

He has received the May 4th Youth Medal from the provincial government of Jilin in the People's Republic of China. (jl54.org, 25 Sep 2012)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age four. The condition resulted in neural paralysis of the left side of his body. (ntvan.com, 26 Apr 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2008 Javelin Throw F35-36 32.49
2 2008 Discus Throw F35-36 38.98
4 2008 Shot Put F35-36 12.13
3 2012 Discus Throw F35/36 37.87
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2011 Shot Put F35-36 11.57
6 2011 Discus Throw F35/36 36.50