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Vun van

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Languages
Khmer

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2011 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Why this sport?
He decided to sign up to a wheelchair racing programme in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Cambodia

General interest

Hobbies
Watching YouTube videos. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
He was flag bearer for Cambodia at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. He contracted the illness at age three. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 3 2016-09-16 6