Huang Wenpan

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Huang Wenpan
Personal information
Born (1995-08-22)22 August 1995
Meishan, Sichuan, China
Died 15 March 2018(2018-03-15) (aged 22)
Hongya County, Meishan, Sichuan
Sport
Country  China
Sport Swimming
Huang Wenpan
Chinese 黄文攀

Huang Wenpan (22 August 1995 – 15 March 2018) was a Chinese Paralympic swimmer.[1][2] He won five gold medals at the 2016 Summer Paralympics: at the Men's 50 metre freestyle S3 event with a world record and paralympic record of 39.24,[3] at the Men's 200 metre freestyle S3 event with a world record and paralympic record of 3:09.04,[4] at the Men's 50 metre breaststroke SB2 event with a world record and paralympic record of 50.65[5] at the Men's 150 metre individual medley SM3 event with a world record and paralympic record of 2:40.19.[6] and at the Mixed 4 x 50 metre freestyle relay 20pts event with a world record and paralympic record of 2:18.03. He also won a silver medal at the Men's 50 metre backstroke S3 event with 46.11.[7]

Death[edit]

Huang Wenpan died on 16 March 2018 after succumbing to injuries following a car accident where he drove the car alone which crashed into a lamp post.[8][9][10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Huang Wenpan". Retrieved 2018-03-16.
  2. ^ "Huang Wenpan". Paralympic.org. Retrieved 2018-03-16.
  3. ^ "Men's 50m Freestyle - S3 - Standings". rio2016.com. Archived from the original on September 23, 2016. Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  4. ^ "Men's 200m Freestyle - S3 - Standings". rio2016.com. Archived from the original on September 23, 2016. Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  5. ^ "Men's 50m Breaststroke - SB2 - Standings". rio2016.com. Archived from the original on September 23, 2016. Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  6. ^ "Men's 150m Individual Medley - SM3 - Standings". rio2016.com. Archived from the original on September 23, 2016. Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  7. ^ "Men's 50m Backstroke - S3 - Standings". rio2016.com. Archived from the original on September 23, 2016. Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  8. ^ "Chinese Paralympic gold medalist Huang Wenpan dies in car crash - SHINE". SHINE. Retrieved 2018-03-16.
  9. ^ "Chinese Paralympic gold medalist Huang Wenpan dies in car crash - Xinhua | English.news.cn". www.xinhuanet.com. Retrieved 2018-03-16.
  10. ^ "Chinese Paralympic gold medalist Huang Wenpan dies in car crash - SHINE". SHINE. Retrieved 2018-03-16.
  11. ^ "Chinese Paralympic Gold Medalist Huang Wenpan Dies In Car Crash". Malaysian Digest. Retrieved 2018-03-16.