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NGUYEN Thi Hai
Sport Para athletics
NPC Vietnam   
GenderWomen
Age36
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F57
Further Personal Information
Family
Husband Cao Ngoc Hung, one daughter, one son
Occupation
Athlete, Business Owner
Languages
Vietnamese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport after finishing high school.
Coach from which country?
Vietnam
General Interest
Famous relatives
Her husband Cao Ngoc Hung has represented Vietnam in Para athletics, and won bronze in the F57 javelin at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (hcmcpv.org.vn, 23 Jan 2020; vietnamnet.vn, 01 Mar 2021; SportsDeskOnline, 10 May 2021)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio, contracted at age three. (thethaovanhoa.vn, 07 Jan 2020)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She and her husband, Vietnamese Para athlete Cao Ngoc Hung, own a restaurant. Her husband works as a chef at the business. (hcmcpv.org.vn, 23 Jan 2020; vietnamnet.vn, 01 Mar 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
12 2008 Shot Put F57-58 7.60
7 2008 Javelin Throw F57/58 25.60
9 2008 Discus Throw F57/58 28.04
11 2012 Discus Throw F57/58 28.14
4 2012 Javelin Throw F57/58 25.37
9 2021 Discus Throw F57 27.39
10 2021 Shot Put F57 8.20 
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2019 Discus Throw F57 27.45
11 2019 Shot Put F57 8.09
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2018 Discus Throw F56/57 25.63
3 2018 Javelin Throw F57 23.06
6 2018 Shot Put F56/57 8.23