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Somchai Doungkaew

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
SH2

Further personal information

Residence
Bangkok, THA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Thai

General interest

Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 17 Aug 2010)
Hero / Idol
His mother. (Athlete, 17 Aug 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Everything is possible if your heart wants it to be." (Facebook profile, 20 Sep 2019)
Other sports
He competed in swimming at each edition of the Paralympic Games between 2000 and 2016. He won one gold medal and one silver medal at the 2000 Games in Sydney, and claimed two silver medals at the 2004 Games in Athens. (SportsDeskOnline, 12 Nov 2018; paralympic.org, 2017; nationthailand.com, 11 Jan 2017)
Impairment
His right leg and both of his arms have been amputated. (Facebook profile, 16 Apr 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S4 Heat 3 4
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB2 Heat 2 2
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB2 Final Round 4
Men's 50 m Butterfly S4 Heat 2 1
Men's 50 m Butterfly S4 Final Round 1
Men's 150 m Medley SM3 Final Round 2
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Butterfly S5 Heat 2 6
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM4 Heat 1 9999
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Heat 2 3
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Final Round 6
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Heat 2 3
Men's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Final Round 6
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20pts Heat 2 2
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20pts Final Round 5
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB2 Heat 1 1
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB2 Final Round 2
Men's 50 m Butterfly S4 Heat 1 1
Men's 50 m Butterfly S4 Final Round 2
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Final Round 5
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Heat 1 1
Men's 4x50 m Freestyle 20 pts Final Round 6
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB2 Heat 1 1
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB2 Final Round 2
Men's 50 m Butterfly S4 Heat 1 1
Men's 50 m Butterfly S4 Final Round 2
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM3 Heat 2 1
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM3 Final Round 4
Men's 4x50 m Freestyle 20 pts Heat 1 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB2 Final Round 2012-08-30 6
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB2 Heat 2 2012-08-30 4
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM3 Heat 2 2012-09-02 2
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM3 Final Round 2012-09-02 5
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB2 Final 1 2015-07-17 1
Men's 50 m Backstroke S4 Heat 1 2015-07-19 12
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB2 Heat 1 2016-09-14 3
Men's 50 m Breaststroke SB2 Final Round 2016-09-14 5
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM3 Heat 2 2016-09-16 3
Men's 50 m Backstroke S4 Heat 1 2016-09-16 5
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM3 Final Round 2016-09-16 5