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Somkhoun Anon

Powerlifting
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Bangkok, THA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Thai

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began powerlifting in 1997 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Why this sport?
"Sittiphon Nimprasent, my first coach, convinced me to try Para powerlifting."
Name of coach
Woottichai Suksawate

International debut

Year
1997
Competing for
Thailand
Location
Dubai, UAE

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, watching television. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the 56kg category at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (Athlete, 07 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her first coach Sittiphon Nimprasent. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Nigerian Para powerlifter Lucy Ejike. (Athlete, 07 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"For family, for money, for the nation." (Athlete, 07 Dec 2017)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio. She has a hyperextended left elbow and contractures in both hips. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019, 07 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -56 kg Final Round 2
IPC Powerlifting World Championships Kuala Lumpur 2002 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -48 kg Final Round 3
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -48 kg Final Round 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -52 kg Final Round 3
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 56.00kg Final 2010-07-27 9999
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 61.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-08 7
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 67.00kg Final 2017-12-06 6