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LIU Yang
Sport Para athletics, Para-Cycling
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age30
Place of BirthJinzhou, CHN
Weight 62 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54
Further Personal Information
Residence
China
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2004 in Liaoning Province, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
The federation for people with an impairment in Heishan County, People's Republic of China, recommended he train for the sport. He then joined the Liaoning provincial team.
Club / Team
Liaoning Province: China
Name of coach
Huang Peng [national], CHN
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
China
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Guangzhou, CHN
General Interest
Hobbies
E-sports, badminton. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the men's T54 100m at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang, Chinese badminton player Lin Dan. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2013 he was named a Model Worker by the Liaoning provincial government in the People's Republic of China. (ln.gov.cn, 11 Jul 2013)

He was named an Outstanding Athlete by the China Disabled Persons' Federation [CDPF] in the People's Republic of China in recognition of his performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (cdpf.org.cn, 28 Sep 2012)
Other sports
He competed in Para road cycling at the 2007 World Championships in Bordeaux, France. (SportsDeskOnline, 24 Aug 2007)
Impairment
His impairment resulted from a spinal cord injury. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall) - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
2 2012 100m T54 13.92
8 2012 1500m T54 3:13.63
1 2012 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:05.46
Round 1 2016 5000m T54 10:38.46
2 2016 400m T54 46.79
5 2016 800m T54 1:35.18
2 2016 100m T54 14.10
1 2016 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:04.58
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
6 2011 100m T54 14.82
1 2011 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:18.95
1 2015 100m T54 13.77
11 2015 5000m T54 10:53.49
1 2015 400m T54 46.46
5 2015 800m T54 1:36.18
1 2015 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:08.32
2 2017 100m T54 14.07
5 2017 400m T54 46.62
2 2017 800m T54 1:38.69
2 2019 100m T54 14.02
7 2019 400m T54 48.42
2 2019 Universal Relay  
Road World Championships - Para-Cycling
Rank Year Event Result
17 2007 HCB - Time Trial 19:23
  2007 HCB - Road Race  DNQ
Asian Para Games (Overall) - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 400m T54 47.09
4 2014 100m T54 15.53
7 2014 5000m T54 11:07.01
1 2014 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:07.87
4 2014 800m T54 1:35.98
8 2014 1500m T54 3:09.70
6 2018 800m T54  DNF
1 2018 100m T54 14.22
2 2018 400m T54 48.88
1 2018 200m T54 25.66