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LU Hongqin
Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC China   
GenderWomen
Age38
Place of BirthShanghai, CHN
Height1.62 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
Husband Wei Cheng, one son
Residence
Shanghai, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 1999.
Club / Team
Shanghai: China
Name of coach
Zhang Jun [national], CHN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Setter
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the Paralympic Games in 2004, 2008 and 2012, and a silver medal at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. (shanghai.xinmin.cn, 19 Sep 2016; sports.qq.com, 19 Jan 2013)
Hero / Idol
Chinese volleyball player Feng Kun. (sports.163.com, 13 Jul 2007)
Impairment
A high fever when she was a baby resulted in amyotrophy [muscle-wasting] in her right leg. (sports.sohu.com, 19 Sep 2012; shdisabled.gov.cn, 16 Sep 2008)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2004 Team  
1 2008 Team  
1 2012 Team  
2 2016 Team  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 Team  
3 2018 Team  
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 Team