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CHOW Yuen Ying
Sport Para swimming
NPC Hong Kong, China   
GenderWomen
Age34
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14
Further Personal Information
Languages
Cantonese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2000 in Hong Kong, China.
General Interest
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 15 Apr 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 15 Apr 2013)
Awards and honours
In both 2015 and 2016, she received a Hong Kong Junior Sports Stars Award from the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China. (sportstar2017.hkolympic.org, 01 Jan 2016; sportstar2017.hkolympic.org, 01 Jan 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2012 100m Backstroke S14 1:18.79
Heats 2012 200m Freestyle S14 2:31.95
Heats 2012 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:30.28
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2002 100m Freestyle S14 1:12.97
6 2002 400m Freestyle S14 5:44.72
8 2002 100m Butterfly S14 1:38.64
2 2002 4 x 100m Freestyle S14 5:19.87
7 2010 100m Backstroke S14 1:16.11
7 2010 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:28.93
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 200m Freestyle S14 2:33.90
2 2014 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:32.36
2 2014 100m Backstroke S14 1:20.59
2 2014 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:50.84