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MI Na
Sport Athletics
NPC China   
GenderWomen
Born05 Aug 1986 in Shijiazhuang, CHN
Height1.67 m
Weight 75 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
F37
Further Personal Information
Residence
Shijiazhuang, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Accounting - Hebei Language Institute: Shijiazhuang, CHN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up para-athletics in 2005.
Why this sport?
She has always enjoyed sports and performed well at local level before being noticed by national coaches.
Club / Team
Hebei Province: China
Name of coach
Wang Xingzhang [national]
Coach from which country?
China
Handedness
Right
Senior International Debut
Year
2008
Competing for
China
Location
Kunming
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold medals in discus and shot put at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2012)
Injuries
She injured her waist during training in 2008. (hbqnb.com, 12 Sep 2008)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Pursue your dreams." (Athlete, 02 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
She was awarded the May 4th Youth Medal in 2008, which is the highest honour for young people in China. (ccyl.org.cn, 19 Sep 2008)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy. (bendibao.com, 07 Sep 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2008 Shot Put F37-38 11.58
1 2008 Discus Throw F37/38 33.67
1 2012 Shot Put F37 12.20
1 2012 Discus Throw F37 35.35
4 2012 Javelin Throw F37-38 28.48
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2011 Discus Throw F37 31.46
1 2011 Shot Put F37 11.16
4 2011 Javelin Throw F38 26.78
1 2013 Shot Put F37 11.72
1 2013 Discus Throw F37 33.09