Name: Yen Hoang
Sport: Track and Field
Discipline(s): Track and Field
Event(s): 100m, 400m, 800m, 1,500m
Classification: T53
Height: 4-9
Weight: 90
DOB: 3/8/1997
Birthplace: Saigon, Vietnam
Hometown: Vancouver, Wash.
High School: Evergreen High School (Vancouver, Wash.) ’15
College: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign ‘19, Business/Accounting
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Parapan American Games, 5th (100m semifinal)
  • 2015 U.S. Paralympics Track & Field National Championships, 4th (100m), 5th (400m, 800m, 1,500m)
  • 2014 U.S. Paralympics Track and Field National Championships, 4th (100m), 5th (400m, 800m, 1,500m)
Personal: Daughter of Minh Thi and Lien Hoang…Has a sister, Anh Thi…Family is Vietnamese…First Paralympic competition was the 2014 U.S. Paralympics Track & Field National Championships…Enjoys playing wheelchair basketball, cross-country and wheelchair rugby…Hobbies include doing crafts in her free time, including oil painting and origami.