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Phan Chim

Athletics | Sitting Volleyball

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T64

Further personal information

Family
Daughters Srey Thea [1991] and Phan Cheat, son Lyheat [1993]

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began sprinting in 1996.

International debut

Year
1999
Competing for
Cambodia
Location
Bangkok, THA

General interest

Awards and honours
He was named the Male Para Athlete of the Year at the 2017 Cambodia Sports Awards. (khmertimeskh.com, 23 Mar 2017)
Other sports
He represented Cambodia in sitting volleyball at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (SportsDeskOnline, 07 Oct 2015; telegraph.co.uk, 23 Oct 2000)
Impairment
In 1995 he stepped on a land mine while collecting firewood. The explosion resulted in the amputation of his right leg above the knee. (phnompenhpost.com, 29 Sep 2000; phnompenhpost.com, 22 Jan 1999)
Other information
PREVIOUS OCCUPATION
Before his injury he served as a soldier in Cambodia. (phnompenhpost.com, 29 Sep 2000)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Standing Volleyball Group B 3
Men's Standing Volleyball Group B 5
Men's Standing Volleyball Group B 6
Men's Standing Volleyball Quarterfinal 301
Men's Standing Volleyball Classification 5-8 201
Men's Standing Volleyball Classification 7-8 102