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ANON Somkhoun
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Thailand   
GenderWomen
Age42
Place of BirthChaiyaphum, THA
Height1.16 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Bangkok, THA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Thai
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began powerlifting in 1997 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Why this sport?
"Sittiphon Nimprasent, my first coach, convinced me to try Para powerlifting."
Name of coach
Woottichai Suksawate
Senior International Debut
Year
1997
Competing for
Thailand
Location
Dubai, UAE
General Interest
Hobbies
Listening to music, watching television. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the 56kg category at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (Athlete, 07 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her first coach Sittiphon Nimprasent. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Nigerian Para powerlifter Lucy Ejike. (Athlete, 07 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"For family, for money, for the nation." (Athlete, 07 Dec 2017)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio. She has a hyperextended left elbow and contractures in both hips. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019, 07 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2000 56kg 95.0
4 2004 48kg 85.0
3 2008 52kg 95.0
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 1998 52kg 70.0
3 2002 48kg 85.0
4 2010 56kg 97.5
8 2014 61kg 93.0
6 2017 67kg 98.0
14 2019 67kg 75.0
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 67kg 102
3 2018 61kg 96