Van Phuc Nguyen
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2003 at the Hanoi Sports Club for the Impaired in Vietnam.
Why this sport?
While at university he tried wheelchair racing but then became interested in powerlifting.
Name of coach
Le Ha Tuan Hai, VIE, from 2017
Kuala Lumpur, MAS
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver at the 2014 ASEAN Para Games in Naypyidaw, Myanmar. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Vietnamese Para powerlifter Le Van Cong. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
He has muscle weakness in his legs due to the effects of polio. He contracted the illness at age 18 months. (talkvietnam.com, 14 Aug 2012)
|Men's -48 kg||Final Round||2012-08-30||7|
|Men's Up to 59.00kg||Final||2017-12-03||13|