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Wa Kit Choi

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Languages
Cantonese, Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport competitively in 2012 in Hong Kong, China.
Training Regime
He trains six days a week.

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Hong Kong, China
Location
Sheffield, ENG

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the SB14 100m breaststroke at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 14 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Push my body to the limit." (Athlete, 14 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
He received the 2014 Hong Kong Potential Sports Star Award from the Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China. (hkolympic.org, 11 Nov 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 3 2015-07-13 9
Men's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 2 2015-07-15 15
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Final 1 2015-07-17 8
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 1 2015-07-17 7
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 1 2015-07-19 13
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 2 2016-09-11 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 2 2016-09-14 5
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 3 2016-09-17 5