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Kin Kwan Lip

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13

Further personal information

Residence
Hong Kong, China
Languages
Cantonese, Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para swimming in 2008 in Hong Kong, China.
Why this sport?
He initially took up the sport as a hobby.
Club / Team
Hong Kong Sport Institute [HKSI]: Hong Kong, CHN

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Hong Kong, China
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Mexico City, MEX

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Being selected to compete at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico. (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"No pain, no gain." (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2017, 2018, and 2019 he was named an Outstanding Athlete by the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee and Sports Association for the Physically Disabled. (hk.sports.yahoo.com, 26 Nov 2019; sportsroad.hk, 04 Dec 2018; hkparalympic.org, 01 Jan 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Final 1 2017-12-05 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final 1 2017-12-05 5