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VUN Van
Sport Para athletics
NPC Cambodia   
GenderMen
Age36
Height1.65 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54
Further Personal Information
Languages
Khmer
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2011 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Why this sport?
He decided to sign up to a wheelchair racing programme in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Cambodia
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching YouTube videos. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
He was flag bearer for Cambodia at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. He contracted the illness at age three. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Round 1 2016 100m T54 15.44
7 2021 100m T54 14.21
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2019 100m T54 14.57
Asian Para Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2014 400m T54 55.75
Heats 2014 100m T54 17.57
Heats 2014 800m T54  DSQ
7 2018 100m T54 15.02
10 2018 400m T54 52.35
7 2018 200m T54 27.11