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Mi Na (athlete)

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Education  Accounting
Coached by  Han Song
Sport  Athletics
Name  Mi Na

Disability  Cerebral palsy
Role  Athlete
Disability class  F37
Alma mater  Shijiazhuang
Born  August 5, 1986 (age 29) (1986-08-05) Hebei, China
Club  Hebei Para-Athletics Team

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. She holds the world record in the F37 discus throw.

Mi began competing in para-athletics in 2005, and made her international debut in 2008. 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. She placed 4th in the F37/F38 javelin event at the 2012 Paralympics. At the 2016 Rio Games she won the discus throw and placed second in the javelin and shot put.

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Mi Na (athlete) Wikipedia


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