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Yee Khie Jong

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Kuala Lumpur, MAS
Occupation
Athlete, Hairdresser
Languages
English, Malay

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2008 in Pusat Pemulihan, Malaysia.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by his family.
Club / Team
Sarawak: Malaysia
Name of coach
Jamil Adam [national], MAS

General interest

Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 14 Mar 2013)
Impairment
He was involved in a motorcycle accident in 2005 in Kuching, Malaysia. His right leg was amputated above the knee as a result of the incident. (sports247.my, 01 Nov 2016; thestar.com.my, 18 Feb 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 97.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-10 9
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -97 kg Final Round 2016-09-13 7
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 97.00kg Final 2017-12-07 6