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SU Limei
Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC China   
GenderWomen
Age30
Place of BirthKunming, CHN
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Yunnan, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
She was introduced to the Kunming Federation for the Impaired in People's Republic of China, who were scouting for athletes. She passed the selection and joined the Kunming para-sport team. She practised athletics, shooting and swimming before she joined the sitting volleyball team of Yunnan Province.
Club / Team
Yunnan Province: China
Name of coach
Zhang Jun [national], CHN
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London and a silver medal at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. (sports.qq.com, 19 Sep 2016; xinhuanet.com, 06 Sep 2012)
Impairment
Her ankle was badly hurt in an accident, which resulted in necrosis. (yunnan.cn, 10 Sep 2012)
Other information
NURSE
Before her accident she worked in a hospital as a nurse. She continued her job when she first started playing sitting volleyball, but eventually stopped to focus on the sport. (sports.qq.com, 19 Sep 2016; yunnan.cn, 10 Sep 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2012 Team  
2 2016 Team  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 Team