|Full name 许庆 (Xu Qing)|
Name Xu Qing
|Born September 27, 1992 (age 23) (1992-09-27) |
Strokes Butterfly, freestyle, medley
Xu Qing (born September 27, 1992) is a Chinese Paralympic swimmer. He lost both his arms in a car accident when he was 6. He began swimming training at 7, introduced to the sport by a doctor who had himself been a para-athlete.
Competing in the S6 classification, Xu won 3 gold and one bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Paralympics and 4 gold medals at the 2012 Summer Paralympics. As of April 2014, Xu holds S6 World records in 50 m freestyle and 50 m butterfly events; he also swam in the 2008 Chinese relay team that holds the 4 x 50 m medley 20pts World Record.