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YOONG Chung Wei
Sport Para swimming
NPC Malaysia   
GenderMen
Age24
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14
Further Personal Information
Residence
Bukit Mertajam, MAS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Mandarin
Higher education
Food Technology - Malaysia Technology University: Malaysia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age 12.
Club / Team
Penang: Malaysia
Training Regime
He trains four hours a day with the Malaysian national team.
General Interest
Nicknames
Joseph (Facebook profile, 17 Mar 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Just do your very best, don't think about expectations, yours or anyone else's. You will never know how strong your opponents are, or how strong you yourself can be during competition. Just don't think about anything else but what you need to do when you are in the water." (star2.com, 18 Sep 2017)
Awards and honours
He was named the Best Male Athlete at the 2016 Malaysian Para Games in Sarawak. (star2.com, 18 Sep 2017)
Milestones
He was the most successful Malaysian swimmer in terms of total medals won [eight] at the 2015 ASEAN Para Games in Singapore. (bharian.com.my, 19 Sep 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2018 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:14.75
9 2018 100m Butterfly S14 1:06.31
8 2018 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:30.27