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KONJEN Saichon
Sport Para athletics
NPC Thailand   
GenderMen
Age39
Place of BirthSuphanburi, THA
Height1.56 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
T54
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Thai
Higher education
Sports Science - Rattana Bundit University: Bangkok, THA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began wheelchair racing in 1999.
Name of coach
Suphot Phengphum [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
1999
Competing for
Thailand
General Interest
Nicknames
Oat (siamsport.co.th, 21 Jan 2019)
Awards and honours
He received a Top Talk-About Sportsman award at the 2015 MThai Top Talk-About Awards in Nonthaburi, Thailand. The ceremony honoured the people, movies and television shows that were most talked about on the internet in 2015 in Thailand. (mono.co.th, 03 Dec 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Facebook page, 09 Feb 2017)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 14 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2008 4 x 100m Relay T53-54  
3 2008 400m T54 46.86
2 2008 200m T54 25.15
2 2008 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:11.63
2 2008 100m T54 14.04
3 2012 100m T54 14.10
5 2012 1500m T54 3:12.84
3 2012 800m T54 1:38.51
8 2012 400m T54  DSQ
2 2012 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:13.28
7 2016 400m T54 47.66
3 2016 1500m T54 3:00.86
2 2016 800m T54 1:34.74
4 2016 100m T54 14.28
2 2016 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:07.73
4 2021 400m T54 46.42
10 2021 100m T54 14.39
3 2021 800m T54 1:34.19
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
7 2006 100m T54 15.03
5 2006 200m T54 26.27
Semifinal 2006 400m T54 54.540
3 2006 4 x 100m Relay T53-54  DSQ
2 2006 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:22.98
2 2011 100m T54 14.41
5 2011 800m T54 1:37.80
3 2011 1500m T54 3:11.13
6 2011 400m T54 48.80
  2011 4 x 400m Relay T53-54  DSQ
5 2013 400m T54 47.71
3 2013 800m T54 1:38.61
3 2013 200m T54 25.58
4 2013 100m T54 14.80
2 2013 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:12.38
2 2015 200m T54 25.42
3 2015 1500m T54 3:04.88
5 2015 100m T54 14.25
7 2015 400m T54 47.90
2 2015 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:12.22
4 2017 100m T54 14.54
9 2017 1500m T54 3:06.37
  2017 200m T54  DSQ
12 2017 400m T54 48.44
6 2017 800m T54 1:39.89
9 2019 100m T54 14.51
22 2019 800m T54 1:39.15
9 2019 400m T54 48.19
Asian Para Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 400m T54 47.98
1 2014 100m T54 14.68
2 2014 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:16.69
1 2014 800m T54 1:35.62
2 2014 1500m T54 3:06.73
2 2018 800m T54 1:38.44
3 2018 100m T54 14.81
6 2018 400m T54 49.66
4 2018 200m T54 26.65