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LUO Alice Hsiao Hung
Sport Para swimming
NPC Chinese Taipei   
GenderWomen
Age53
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Languages
English, Mandarin
Higher education
Physical Education - Chinese Culture University: Taipei, TPE
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training seriously in Para swimming in 2004.
Why this sport?
She had competed in swimming before her accident. She initially did not want to return to the sport after her injuries, but finally decided to return to the water.
Senior International Debut
Year
2006
Competing for
Chinese Taipei
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Overcome the pain." (yahoo.com, 16 Mar 2010)
Awards and honours
In 2014 she received the Jon Arlin Award, given for contributions to Para swimming in Oregon, United States of America. (bluedolphinswimteam.org, 17 Nov 2014)
Other sports
She was in the Chinese Taipei able-bodied swimming squad before her accident. (portlandtribune.com, 21 Feb 2010)
Impairment
She was paralysed from the chest down after an accident in 2002 in Atlanta, GA, United States of America. She and her then partner were packing items onto a rented truck in preparation for moving. The brake and transmission of the vehicle failed and she was hit by the moving truck, being pinned to the pavement. (portlandtribune.com, 21 Feb 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
11 2008 50m Freestyle S6 44.42
11 2008 100m Freestyle S6 1:33.64
6 2008 100m Breaststroke SB4 2:04.88
Heats 2012 200m Individual Medley SM5 4:32.59
7 2012 100m Breaststroke SB4 2:06.05
Heats 2012 100m Freestyle S6 1:34.31
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2010 200m Individual Medley SM5 4:20.74
6 2010 100m Breaststroke SB4 2:06.61
4 2013 100m Breaststroke SB4 2:04.77
7 2013 200m Individual Medley SM5 4:29.41
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Event Result
2 2009 100m Breaststroke SB4 2:08.45
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 100m Breaststroke SB4 2:10.51
13 2014 200m Individual Medley SM9 4:45.32
10 2014 100m Freestyle S8 1:44.71
3 2014 50m Freestyle S6 43.63