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ZHU Daqing
Sport Para alpine skiing, Para athletics, Para cross-country
NPC China   
GenderWomen
Age32
Place of BirthBaoding, CHN
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Family
Yan Hanhan
Residence
Baoding, CHN
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Language Studies - Chinese, Literature - Hebei Normal University for Nationalities: Chengde, CHN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competitive sport in 2003 and took up Para Alpine Skiing in 2019.
Why this sport?
She enjoyed skiing.
Club / Team
Hebei Province: China
Name of coach
Dario Capelli [national, alpine skiing], ITA; Leon Svetlin [national, alpine skiing], BIH
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Chinese Taipei singer Jay Chou. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
She takes time alone to focus before competing. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"As an athlete standing on the starting line, I think I'm the best. I must fight to the finishing line." (yanzhao.yzdsb.com.cn, 20 Aug 2012)
Other sports
She has represented the People's Republic of China in Para athletics and won bronze in T12 200m at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. She also holds a B2 classification in both Para alpine skiing and Para cross-country skiing. In Para alpine skiing she competed at the 2021 Asia Cup event in Yanqing, People's Republic of China. She also competed in Para cross-country skiing at the 2017 World Championships in Finsterau, Germany. (IPC, 15 Feb 2022, 26 Feb 2021; SportsDeskOnline, 15 Feb 2022)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (163.com, 03 Mar 2021)
Impairment
She has congenital amblyopia, a condition that affects the eyes. (xinhuanet.com, 25 Jul 2005)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall) - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
4 2012 100m T12 12.20
Semifinal 2012 400m T12  DSQ
3 2012 200m T12 24.88
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
8 2011 200m T12 27.61
5 2011 100m T12 13.23
4 2011 400m T12 1:02.14
2 2011 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 52.71
Paralympic Games - Para alpine skiing
Rank Year Event Result
2 2022 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:21.75
3 2022 Super-G - Visually Impaired 1:19.30
2 2022 Super Combined - Visually Impaired 2:04.25
2 2022 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 1:59.85
  2022 Slalom - Visually Impaired  DNF
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
7 2016/2017 1km Sprint - Visually Impaired  
  2016/2017 15km - Visually Impaired  DNF
  2016/2017 5km - Visually Impaired  DNF