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NGUYEN-THI Thuy
Sport Para athletics
NPC Vietnam   
GenderWomen
Age57
Place of BirthHanoi, VIE
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F44, T44
Further Personal Information
Family
Two children
Residence
Hanoi, VIE
Occupation
Massage Therapist
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She was introduced to the sport in 1999, at age 37, by a doctor.
Name of coach
Dang Van Phuc [national]
Training Regime
She trains on the track every morning from 5am before going to work as a masseuse.
Senior International Debut
Year
2003
Competing for
Vietnam
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Hanoi
General Interest
Awards and honours
She has been awarded two state Labour Medal Grade 3 awards in 2005 and 2014. (dep.com.vn, 14 Sep 2015)
Impairment
She had her left leg amputated below the knee following a train accident in 1982, at age 18. (talkvietnam.com, 25 Nov 2015; vietbao.vn, 24 Dec 2003)
Other information
PERSONAL LOSS
She is a widow after her husband died in 2010 from liver cancer. (vietbao.vn, 24 Dec 2003; dep.com.vn, 14 Sep 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.