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YANG Chuan-Hui
Sport Para athletics
NPC Chinese Taipei   
Place of BirthTainan, TPE
Height1.75 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
T11, F11
Further Personal Information
Wife Wu Pei-Tzu, two children
Kaohsiung, TPE
Athlete, Massage Therapist
Higher education
Language Studies - Chinese - Providence University: Taichung, TPE
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He got involved in Para athletics at age 14.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by his sports teacher.
Club / Team
Providence University Athletics Team: Chinese Taipei
Name of coach
Chang Fu-Sheng, TPE, from 2013; Nai Hui-Fang, TPE, from 2016
Training Regime
He trains four days a week, two to four hours a day in Taichung City, Chinese Taipei.
Senior International Debut
Competing for
Chinese Taipei
General Interest
Sport, music. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fourth in the T11 long jump at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (, 11 Jan 2017)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Facebook page, 29 Oct 2018)
Hero / Idol
Coach Nai Hui-Fang. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
He sustained a knee injury ahead of the 2018 Asian Para Games. (, 30 Mar 2019)
Awards and honours
He received the Outstanding Athlete Award from Taipei City Sports Office in 2020. (, 09 Sep 2020)
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (, 17 Jun 2019)
He was diagnosed with optic neuropathy at age seven. He also lost hearing in his right ear due to hemangioma. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019;, 09 Sep 2020;, 30 Sep 2020)
Other information
After the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, he considered retirement and opened a massage business. He followed his wife and coach's advice and continued training as a Para athlete alongside his business activities in 2019. (, 09 Sep 2020;, 30 Oct 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2016 Long Jump T11 6.12
Round 1 2016 100m T11 11.93
4 2021 Long Jump T11 6.07
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2013 Long Jump T11 6.30
16 2015 100m T11 12.15
6 2015 Long Jump T11 6.00
6 2019 Long Jump T11 5.87
Asian Para Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 100m T11 11.70
3 2014 Long Jump T11/12 6.00
4 2014 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 47.12
3 2018 Long Jump T11 5.90