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NOKHAM Olam
Sport Para swimming
NPC Laos   
GenderMen
Age36
Place of BirthVientiane, LAO
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9
Further Personal Information
Residence
Vientiane, LAO
Occupation
Electronics Technician
Languages
Lao
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para swimming in 2017.
Why this sport?
"I took it up because I love swimming and wanted to remain healthy."
Senior International Debut
Year
2017
Competing for
Laos
Location
Malaysia
General Interest
Hobbies
Listening to music, watching television. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family, a teacher and friends. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Other sports
He has played sitting volleyball for Lao People's Democratic Republic. (worldparavolley.org, 24 Aug 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Laos Para Swimming Team Facebook page, 27 May 2020)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of an amputation due to an accident. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2019 100m Freestyle S9 1:20.03
Heats 2019 50m Freestyle S9 34.37
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
19 2018 100m Freestyle S9 1:25.14
18 2018 50m Freestyle S9 34.70