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LIN Shin Wei
Sport Para swimming
NPC Chinese Taipei   
GenderMen
Age28
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13
Further Personal Information
Residence
Taipei, TPE
Occupation
Student
Languages
Hokkien
Higher education
Health Studies, Sport Studies - Taiwan Sport University : Taichung, TPE
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport during his second year at primary school in Chinese Taipei.
Why this sport?
He was looking for a new sport to improve his health, as his mother wanted him to quit volleyball because she thought it was too dangerous.
General Interest
Awards and honours
In 2010 he was given the President's Educational Award in Chinese Taipei. (libertytimes.com.tw, 14 Dec 2010)
Famous relatives
His brother Zhengyi has competed in Para swimming. (sina.com,13 Dec 2010)
Impairment
Glaucoma caused him to lose all vision in his left eye and have reduced sight in his right eye. (libertytimes.com.tw, 14 Dec 2010; news.ltn.com.tw, 14 Dec 2010 )

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.