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LEUNG Shu Hang
Sport Para swimming
NPC Hong Kong, China   
GenderWomen
Age35
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 1998 in Hong Kong, China.
Why this sport?
Her mother Lau Suk Yin introduced her to swimming as a child as a way to burn off energy.
Senior International Debut
Year
1999
Competing for
Hong Kong, China
Location
United States
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Her coaches. (Athlete, 15 Apr 2013)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 15 Apr 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 15 Apr 2013)
Awards and honours
She was named an Outstanding Athlete in Hong Kong, China, in both 2009 and 2011. (u23p.com, 02 Aug 2012; hkolympic.org, 2009)

In 2007 she received a Hong Kong Sports Stars Award from the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China. (sportstar2017.hkolympic.org, 01 Jan 2008)
Impairment
She was diagnosed with autism at age six. (metrohk.com.hk, 28 May 2012; hk.app.e.nextmedia.com, 24 Aug 2003)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
8 2012 100m Backstroke S14 1:13.44
Heats 2012 200m Freestyle S14 2:21.51
3 2012 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:21.21
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2002 100m Backstroke S14 1:22.69
5 2002 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:34.52
6 2002 100m Butterfly S14 1:30.37
7 2002 200m Individual Medley SM14 3:00.40
2 2002 4 x 100m Freestyle S14 5:19.87
3 2010 100m Backstroke S14 1:11.79
1 2010 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:21.80
5 2010 200m Freestyle S14 2:19.59