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Ching Hei Yim

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T20

Further personal information

Residence
Kowloon, HKG
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Cantonese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para athletics in 2000.
Why this sport?
His parents wanted him to improve his health.

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Hong Kong, China

General interest

Hobbies
Playing video games. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Receiving the 2017 Outstanding Junior Athlete Award from the Sports for Hope Foundation in Hong Kong, China. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Hong Kong Para sprinter So Wa Wai. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
He was presented with the 2017 Outstanding Junior Athlete Award by the Sports for Hope Foundation in Hong Kong, China. (sportsroad.hk, 22 Mar 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Facebook profile, 13 Jul 2020)