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YAM Kwok Fan
Sport Para athletics
NPC Hong Kong, China   
GenderWomen
Age25
Place of BirthGuangdong, CHN
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T36
Further Personal Information
Residence
Hong Kong, CHN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Cantonese, English, Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 10.
Why this sport?
She enjoyed running and was scouted at an athletics competition.
Club / Team
Hong Kong Sports Institute [HKSI]: Hong Kong, CHN
Name of coach
Yip Chung-Wa, HKG
Training Regime
She trains for at least 20 hours a week.
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Setting a new personal best in 2016. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Hong Kong Para sprinter So Wa Wai. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Hong Kong Para sprinter So Wa Wai. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2021)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
She likes to listen to music before competing. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2021)
Awards and honours
Along with swimmer Hui Ka Chun, she was flag bearer for Hong Kong, China at the opening ceremony of the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (singtao.ca, 24 Aug 2021)

She received the Kappa 2014 Outstanding Athlete Award in Athletics. (aisubtitle.com, 01 Jan 2015)

In 2014 she received an Outstanding Junior Athlete Award from the Hong Kong Sports Institute [HKSI]. (hksi.org.hk, 2015)
Impairment
Her impairment is the result of a high fever she had as an infant. (rthk.hk, 09 Feb 2022)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
8 2016 100m T36 16.48
8 2016 200m T36 34.87
10 2021 200m T36 34.79
10 2021 100m T36 16.14
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2015 200m T36 35.06
7 2015 100m T36 16.57
5 2017 200m T36 34.24
6 2017 100m T36 16.23
10 2019 200m T36 34.55
10 2019 100m T36 16.14
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 200m T36 35.48
4 2014 100m T36 17.25
3 2018 200m T36 34.50
4 2018 100m T36 16.53