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TRINH Thi Bich Nhu
Sport Para swimming
NPC Vietnam   
GenderWomen
Age36
Height1.53 m
Weight 45 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S6, SB5, SM6
Further Personal Information
Family
Husband Do Viet Thach
Residence
Vietnam
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Vietnamese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2010 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Why this sport?
She enjoyed swimming and diving into the water.
Name of coach
Nguyen Dang Vien [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Vietnam
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Singaporean Para swimmer Yip Pin Xiu. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (en.nhandan.vn, 20 Aug 2021)
Impairment
She has impaired muscle power in her legs as a result of the effects of polio. She contracted the illness at age three. (thethao.tuoitre.vn, 07 Jul 2015; Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heat 2012 100m Breaststroke SB5 2:11.80
8 2016 50m Butterfly S6 42.58
9 2016 50m Freestyle S6 37.27 
6 2016 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:51.07 
15 2021 50m Freestyle S6 39.14
14 2021 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:35.16
7 2021 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:53.00
14 2021 50m Butterfly S6 42.60
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2015 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:57.43
Heats 2015 50m Butterfly S6 43.33
Heats 2015 200m Individual Medley SM6  DSQ
2 2017 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:57.66
2 2017 50m Freestyle S6 38.05
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2016 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:54.50
9 2016 50m Freestyle S6 38.87
8 2016 400m Freestyle S6 6:51.83
5 2016 50m Butterfly S6 40.54
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:57.57
9 2014 200m Individual Medley SM9 3:47.16
2 2014 50m Butterfly S6 41.71
11 2018 200m Individual Medley SM9 3:33.23
4 2018 100m Breaststroke SB6 1:55.17
3 2018 100m Freestyle S6 1:22.95
3 2018 50m Butterfly S7 40.86
3 2018 50m Freestyle S6 37.87
15 2018 100m Backstroke S8 1:48.74
7 2018 400m Freestyle S7 7:02.37