Chui Yiu Bao
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Tai Po, HKG
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2017.
Why this sport?
He began to enjoy running during the sixth grade at primary school. He started taking part in competitions at middle school.
Name of coach
Yip Chung Wa
He trains for at least 20 hours a week.
Reading. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (homemory.hk, 30 Dec 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Running is not for other people, it's for myself. So I will enjoy every race. Regardless of the result, it will have been a valuable experience." (homemory.hk, 30 Dec 2021)
Awards and honours
In 2018 he was named Best Male Young Athlete of the Year by the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association of the Physically Disabled. (hkparalympic.org, 09 Dec 2018)
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (homemory.hk, 30 Dec 2021)
He has cerebral palsy due to a lack of oxygen at birth. (sportsroad.hk, 11 Jul 2019; hk.lifestyle.appledaily.com, 11 Feb 2015 )