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WONG Kar Gee
Sport Para athletics
NPC Malaysia   
GenderMen
Age30
Height1.85 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
F13, T13
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kota Kinabalu, MAS
Occupation
Businessperson
Languages
Cantonese, English, Malay
Higher education
Engineering Management - Inter American University: Miami, FL, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2004 at Sabah Tshung Tsin Secondary School in Malaysia.
Why this sport?
"I wanted to excel in sports."
Club / Team
Sabah: Malaysia
Name of coach
R Jaganathan [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2017
Competing for
Malaysia
General Interest
Nicknames
Jonathan (Facebook profile, 13 May 2020)
Hobbies
Basketball, music. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in the T12 long jump at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
British long jumper Jonathan Edwards, US basketball player Michael Jordan. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Every disappointment is a step to bring you closer to your goal." (Instagram profile, 21 Dec 2018)
Other sports
He has competed in able-bodied athletics [triple jump] at national level in Malaysia. (nst.com.my, 21 Sep 2017)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (utusanborneo.com.my, 13 Nov 2019)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with Stargardt disease at age eight. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019; thestar.com.my, 27 Sep 2018)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He runs Wong Aquaculture Farm in Tuaran, Malaysia. He has also worked for his family's property business in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. (Champ Quality Seafood Facebook page, 21 Jul 2020; dailyexpress.com.my, 30 Jul 2020; Athlete, 06 Nov 2019; thestar.com.my, 27 Sep 2018; nst.com.my, 21 Sep 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2021 Long Jump T13 5.93
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2019 Long Jump T12 7.06
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2018 Long Jump T12 7.05