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DONG Hewei
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age29
Place of BirthHangzhou, CHN
Height1.78 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Further Personal Information
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2008 in Hangzhou, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
He was identified as having potential by the provincial federation for athletes with an impairment.
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
China
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Guangzhou, CHN
General Interest
Nicknames
Triple Jump King (xsrb.xsnet.cn, 02 Sep 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Wang Fei. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2012)
Injuries
He has sustained a number of injuries to his right leg during his career. (sohu.com, 15 Oct 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Faster, higher, stronger." (Athlete, 02 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
In 2012 he was named a Merited Para Athlete of Hangzhou in the People's Republic of China. (sports.163.com, 02 Nov 2012)
Impairment
His vision impairment is the result of cataracts. (xsnet.cn, 03 Apr 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2012 Triple Jump F12 14.20