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Chuan-Hui Yang

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Family
Wife Wu Pei-Tzu, two children
Residence
Kaohsiung, TPE
Occupation
Athlete, Massage Therapist
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Language Studies - Chinese - Providence University: Taichung, TPE

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He got involved in Para athletics at age 14.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by his sports teacher.
Club / Team
Providence University Athletics Team: Chinese Taipei
Name of coach
Chang Fu-Sheng, TPE, from 2013; Nai Hui-Fang, TPE, from 2016
Training Regime
He trains four days a week, two to four hours a day in Taichung City, Chinese Taipei.

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Chinese Taipei
Location
China

General interest

Hobbies
Sport, music. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fourth in the T11 long jump at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (ctsod.twmail.org, 11 Jan 2017)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Facebook page, 29 Oct 2018)
Hero / Idol
Coach Nai Hui-Fang. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Injuries
He sustained a knee injury ahead of the 2018 Asian Para Games. (wowsight.tw, 30 Mar 2019)
Awards and honours
He received the Outstanding Athlete Award from Taipei City Sports Office in 2020. (udn.com, 09 Sep 2020)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (news.pts.org.tw, 17 Jun 2019)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with optic neuropathy at age seven. He also lost hearing in his right ear due to hemangioma. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019; udn.com, 09 Sep 2020; sportsv.net, 30 Sep 2020)
Other information
OCCUPATION AND SPORT
After the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, he considered retirement and opened a massage business. He followed his wife and coach's advice and continued training as a Para athlete alongside his business activities in 2019. (udn.com, 09 Sep 2020; sports.ltn.com.tw, 30 Oct 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T11 Final 1 2013-07-27 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 1 2015-10-22 16
Men's Long Jump T11 Final 1 2015-10-27 6
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T11 Final Round 2016-09-08 4
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 4 2016-09-10 4