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NGUYEN Van Phuc
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Vietnam   
GenderMen
Age38
Place of BirthHanoi, VIE
Height1.56 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
One child
Residence
Hanoi, VIE
Languages
Vietnamese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2003 at the Hanoi Sports Club for the Impaired in Vietnam.
Why this sport?
While at university he tried wheelchair racing but then became interested in powerlifting.
Name of coach
Le Ha Tuan Hai, VIE, from 2017
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Vietnam
Location
Kuala Lumpur, MAS
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver at the 2014 ASEAN Para Games in Naypyidaw, Myanmar. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Vietnamese Para powerlifter Le Van Cong. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Impairment
He has muscle weakness in his legs due to the effects of polio. He contracted the illness at age 18 months. (talkvietnam.com, 14 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2012 48kg 145
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
13 2017 59kg 166.0
9 2019 59kg 155.0
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2018 59kg 161