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YU Shiran
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthDezhou, CHN
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T53
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Language Studies - Chinese - Hubei University of Science and Technology: Xianning, CHN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2005 in Yunnan, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by the local federation for athletes with an impairment.
Senior International Debut
Year
2006
Competing for
China
Location
Malaysia
General Interest
Nicknames
The Wheelchair Kid (sohu.com, 16 Sep 2008)
Most influential person in career
His family, and coach Tian Haijiang. (dh.gov.cn, 07 Oct 2008)
Awards and honours
In 2013 he received a Merit Citation Class Three from the Yunnan provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (images.wenming.cn, 19 May 2016)

In 2009 he was named a Model of Self-Improvement in Yunnan, People's Republic of China, and received a Merit Citation Class Two. (images.wenming.cn, 19 May 2016)

In 2009 he received the May 4th Youth Medal from the Yunnan provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (dehong.gov.cn, 25 May 2009)

In 2008 he received the May 1st Labour Medal in Yunnan, People's Republic of China. (yunnan.cn, 13 Oct 2008)
Other sports
He has competed in Para powerlifting at national level in the People's Republic of China. (dh.gov.cn, 05 Sep 2018)
Impairment
The impairment to his legs is the result of polio. He contracted the illness at age two. (images.wenming.cn, 19 May 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
18 2008 400m T53 56.80
1 2008 200m T53 26.64
3 2008 100m T53 15.09
4 2012 400m T53 50.92
3 2012 100m T53 15.20
5 2012 200m T53 26.46
Round 1 2016 100m T53 15.24
Round 1 2016 400m T53 51.51
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
4 2015 100m T53 15.26