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CHEN Liang-Da
Sport Para swimming
NPC Chinese Taipei   
GenderMen
Age17
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S7, SB6, SM7
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kaohsiung, TPE
Occupation
Student
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried swimming in July 2005 in Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei.
Why this sport?
His family wanted him to start swimming as a form of physical therapy.
General Interest
Nicknames
Da-da, A-da (udn.com, 12 Oct 2018; Disability Information Network, 22 Aug 2017)
Hobbies
Watching basketball. (newtalk.tw, 08 Oct 2018)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (newtalk.tw, 08 Oct 2018)
Awards and honours
He received the 2013 President Educational Award from the government of Chinese Taipei. (Disability Information Network, 22 Aug 2017)
Impairment
He was born without feet and only has three fingers on his left hand. (bldaily.com, 08 Oct 2018)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
Film director Xue Shao Xuan made a film based on Chen's life called 'Two Minutes and Twenty Seconds'. Chen appeared as the main character in the film. (Disability Information Network, 22 Aug 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2019 400m Freestyle S7  DSQ
Heats 2019 100m Backstroke S7 1:21.57
Heats 2019 200m Individual Medley SM7 2:56.54
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
10 2018 50m Freestyle S7 36.24
2 2018 200m Individual Medley SM7 2:55.90
7 2018 100m Breaststroke SB6 1:44.10
5 2018 50m Butterfly S7 40.11
7 2018 100m Freestyle S7 1:16.57
5 2018 100m Backstroke S7 1:25.98
2 2018 400m Freestyle S7 5:22.93