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Yu Chia Chen

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Languages
Mandarin

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2006.
Why this sport?
His father encouraged him to try the sport.

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Success must come from effort." (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
He was the flag bearer for Macau, China at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (sports.happymacao.com, 11 Jan 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 2 2016-09-11 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM14 Heat 2 2016-09-17 6