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LIP Kin Kwan
Sport Para swimming
NPC Hong Kong, China   
GenderMen
Age27
Height1.80 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13
Further Personal Information
Residence
Hong Kong, China
Languages
Cantonese, Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para swimming in 2008 in Hong Kong, China.
Why this sport?
He initially took up the sport as a hobby.
Club / Team
Hong Kong Sport Institute [HKSI]: Hong Kong, CHN
Senior International Debut
Year
2017
Competing for
Hong Kong, China
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Mexico City, MEX
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Being selected to compete at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico. (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"No pain, no gain." (Athlete, 01 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2017, 2018, and 2019 he was named an Outstanding Athlete by the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee and Sports Association for the Physically Disabled. (hk.sports.yahoo.com, 26 Nov 2019; sportsroad.hk, 04 Dec 2018; hkparalympic.org, 01 Jan 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2017 50m Freestyle S13 29.77
5 2017 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:20.78
Heats 2019 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:16.57
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
11 2014 100m Freestyle S13 1:14.18
7 2014 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:30.32
12 2018 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:17.50
8 2018 50m Freestyle S13 29.10