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YIM Ching Hei
Sport Para athletics
NPC Hong Kong, China   
GenderMen
Age22
Height1.65 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T20
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kowloon, HKG
Languages
Cantonese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2000.
Why this sport?
His parents wanted him to improve his health.
Senior International Debut
Year
2018
Competing for
Hong Kong, China
General Interest
Nicknames
Dennis (Instagram profile, 29 Jun 2022)
Hobbies
Playing video games. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Receiving the 2017 Outstanding Junior Athlete Award from the Sports for Hope Foundation in Hong Kong, China. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Hong Kong Para sprinter So Wa Wai. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you have the courage to fight through, you will be one of the winners." (Instagram profile, 29 Jun 2022)
Awards and honours
He was presented with the 2017 Outstanding Junior Athlete Award by the Sports for Hope Foundation in Hong Kong, China. (sportsroad.hk, 22 Mar 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
18 2019 400m T20 54.54
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
10 2018 400m T20 56.90