Liu Wenjun

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Liu Wenjun
Liu Wenjun Gold Women's 100m T54 Victory Ceremony (cropped).jpg
Gold in London 2012
Personal information
Born (1985-05-05) 5 May 1985 (age 32)
Sport
Country  China
Sport Track and field
Event(s) sprint, middle-distance races

Liu Wenjun (born 5 May 1995) is a Paralympian athlete from China competing mainly in category T54 wheelchair sprint and middle-distance events.[1]

Wenjun competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. There she won a gold medal in the women's 4 x 100 metre relay - T53/54 event, a silver medal in the women's 100 metres - T54 event, finished seventh in the women's 800 metres - T54 event and finished sixth in the women's Marathon - T54 event. Four years later she won gold again, winning the 100m sprint at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London.

Wenjun took two gold medals in the 100m (T54) and 4 x 100m relay (T53/54) events at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athlete profile: Liu Wenjun". paralympic.org. Retrieved 28 September 2016. 

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