Lin Yen-hung

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Lin Yen-hung
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Personal information
Born (1958-03-05) 5 March 1958 (age 65)
Yunlin County,[1] Taiwan
Playing styleRight-handed penhold
Disability class5
Highest ranking3 (December 2013)[2]
Current ranking17 (February 2020)
Height168 cm (5 ft 6 in)[3]
Weight60 kg (132 lb)[4]
Medal record
Men's para table tennis
Representing  Chinese Taipei
Paralympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney Teams C5
Silver medal – second place 2016 Rio de Janeiro Teams C4–5
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2017 Bratislava Teams C5
Silver medal – second place 2002 Taipei Singles C5
Silver medal – second place 2006 Montreux Teams C5
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Paris Teams C5
Asian Para Games
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Guangzhou Teams C4–5
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Incheon Singles C5
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Incheon Teams C5
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Jakarta Singles C5
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Jakarta Teams C4–5
FESPIC Games
Gold medal – first place 1999 Bangkok Open singles in wheelchair
Gold medal – first place 1999 Bangkok Singles C5
Gold medal – first place 1999 Bangkok Teams C5
Silver medal – second place 2002 Busan Teams C5
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Busan Singles C5
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Kuala Lumpur Teams C5
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2005 Kuala Lumpur Teams C5
Silver medal – second place 2005 Kuala Lumpur Open singles standing
Silver medal – second place 2005 Kuala Lumpur Singles C5
Silver medal – second place 2007 Seoul Teams C5
Silver medal – second place 2009 Amman Singles C5
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Beijing Singles C5
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Beijing Teams C5
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Amman Singles C5
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Amman Teams C5
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Taichung Teams C5
FESPIC Championships
Gold medal – first place 1999 Taipei Teams C5
Gold medal – first place 2003 Shanghai Singles C5
Silver medal – second place 1997 Hong Kong Singles C5
Silver medal – second place 1999 Taipei Singles C5
Silver medal – second place 1999 Taipei Doubles C1–5
Silver medal – second place 2001 Osaka Singles C5
Silver medal – second place 2001 Osaka Teams C5
Silver medal – second place 2003 Shanghai Teams C5
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Hong Kong Open singles in wheelchair
Lin Yen-hung
Chinese

Lin Yen-hung (Chinese: 林晏弘, born 5 March 1958[5]) is a Taiwanese para table tennis player. He won a silver medal at the 2000 Summer Paralympics, and another silver at the 2016 Summer Paralympics at age 58.

He contracted polio when he was a child.[6] He began playing table tennis in 1975.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Su Jia-hsiang (7 September 2004). "帕運點將》男桌臥虎藏龍 金有望". Min Sheng Bao (in Chinese). Retrieved 12 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Lin Yen-Hung - ranking history". IPTTC.org. ITTF Para Table Tennis. Retrieved 2019-12-12.
  3. ^ "Lin Yen-Hung - profile". IPTTC.org. ITTF Para Table Tennis. 10 December 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Lin Yen Hung". ipc.infostradasports.com. International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 2 February 2020.
  5. ^ "Lin Yen-Hung - 2016 Summer Paralympics". Paralympic.org. International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 2019-12-10.
  6. ^ "帕運/奪下這一銀 林晏弘、程銘志:人生肯定". United Daily News (in Chinese). 2016-09-21. Retrieved 2019-12-10.