Mi Na (athlete)

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Mi Na
Mi Na Rio2016.jpg
Mi at the 2016 Paralympics
Personal information
Born (1986-08-05) August 5, 1986 (age 31)
Hebei, China
Education Accounting
Alma mater Hebei Language Institute: Shijiazhuang, China
Sport
Sport Athletics
Disability Cerebral palsy
Disability class F37
Club Hebei Para-Athletics Team
Coached by Han Song
Updated on 23 October 2015.

Mi Na (Chinese: 米娜; pinyin: Mǐ Nà; born August 5, 1986) is a Paralympic athlete from China. She competes in throwing events for F37 classification cerebral palsy athletes. From April 2014 until September 2016 she held the women's F37 World Record in the shot put.[1] She holds the world record in the F37 discus throw.[2]

Mi began competing in para-athletics in 2005, and made her international debut in 2008.[3] She competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China, where she won gold medals in the women's shot put F37/F38 and discus throw F37/F38 events, setting new F37 world records both events. At the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, Mi repeated this double, winning the F37 shot put and F37 discus gold medals with world record throws.[4] She placed 4th in the F37/F38 javelin event at the 2012 Paralympics.[5] At the 2016 Rio Games she won the discus throw and placed second in the javelin and shot put.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IPC Athletics World Records – Women's Shot Put". Retrieved 20 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "IPC Athletics World Records – Women's Discus Throw". Retrieved 20 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "IPC Athlete Profile – Mi Na". Retrieved 20 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Na Mi". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 20 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "London 2012 Paralympic Games Athletics Women's Javelin F37/38". 
  6. ^ Na Mi. rio2016.com

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