Xia Dong

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Xia Dong
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Representing  China
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing Shot Put – F37/38
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing Discus Throw – F37/38
Gold medal – first place 2012 London Shot Put - F37/38
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing Javelin Throw - F37/38
Silver medal – second place 2012 London Discus throw - F37/38
IPC Athletics World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2015 Doha Shot put F37
Silver medal – second place 2013 Lyon Discus F37/38
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Doha Javelin F37

Xia Dong (Chinese: 夏东; pinyin: Xià Dōng; born June 6, 1984) is a Paralympic athlete from China. He competes in throwing events in the F37 classification.

He competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing winning the gold medals in the F37/38 class javelin and shot put and the bronze medal in the class F37/38 discus throw. At the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, he won a silver medal in the F37/38 discus event. In the F37/38 shot put, he won a gold medal with a world record breaking throw.[1]

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  1. ^ "Dong Xia". London 2012 Paralympic Games. Retrieved 21 January 2013.