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VUN Van
Sport Para athletics
NPC Cambodia   
GenderMen
Age32
Height1.65 m
Weight 48 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54
Further Personal Information
Residence
Cambodia
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Khmer
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 2006 in Cambodia.
Why this sport?
He heard about a wheelchair racing programme in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and decided to sign up.
Name of coach
Yi Sopheaktra, CAM
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three gold and two silver medals at the 2015 ASEAN Para Games in Myanmar. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
He was Cambodia's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of the effects of polio contracted at age three. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Round 1 2016 100m T54 15.44
Asian Para Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2014 400m T54 55.75
Heats 2014 100m T54 17.57
Heats 2014 800m T54  DSQ