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CHAU Hoang Tyuet Loan
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Vietnam   
Height1.15 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Further Personal Information
Nha Trang, VIE
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began powerlifting in Khan Hoa, Vietnam.
Why this sport?
"I started sport in 2002 because I loved wearing the colourful outfits and a friend thought powerlifting might suit me. To my amazement, it came to me naturally. In a couple of months I was Vietnamese champion and within a year I was competing internationally. Everyone has a dream and this was my dream."
Club / Team
Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism of Khan Hoa: Vietnam
Name of coach
Nguyen Hong Phuc [national], VIE
Training Regime
She trains seven days a week.
Senior International Debut
Competing for
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2011 Asian Championships. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Vietnamese pistol shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017
She has paraplegia as the result of the effects of polio contracted at four months old. (, 08 Oct 2014; Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Other information
In 2010 she was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer. After a year of treatment the condition was controlled and she was able to qualify for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (, 08 Oct 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2004 48kg 80.0
4 2008 48kg 100.0
5 2012 52kg  
8 2016 55kg 88
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2006 48kg 92.5
  2017 55kg  NoM
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 55kg 103
2 2018 55kg 105