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BAO Chui Yiu
Sport Para athletics
NPC Hong Kong, China   
GenderMen
Age22
Height1.68 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T35
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tai Po, HKG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Cantonese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2017.
Why this sport?
He began to enjoy running during the sixth grade at primary school. He started taking part in competitions at middle school.
Name of coach
Yip Chung Wa
Training Regime
He trains for at least 20 hours a week.
General Interest
Hobbies
Reading. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (homemory.hk, 30 Dec 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Running is not for other people, it's for myself. So I will enjoy every race. Regardless of the result, it will have been a valuable experience." (homemory.hk, 30 Dec 2021)
Awards and honours
In 2018 he was named Best Male Young Athlete of the Year by the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association of the Physically Disabled. (hkparalympic.org, 09 Dec 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (homemory.hk, 30 Dec 2021)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy due to a lack of oxygen at birth. (sportsroad.hk, 11 Jul 2019; hk.lifestyle.appledaily.com, 11 Feb 2015 )

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2019 200m T35 30.53
10 2019 100m T35 14.52
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2018 200m T35 30.59
3 2018 100m T35 14.62