Name: Yen Hoang
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 100-meter, 400-meter, 800-meter, 1,500-meter
Classification: T53
Height: 4-9
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
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2020)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, 8th (800-meter), 9th (100-meter), No Result (400-meter)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 Parapan American Games, gold (800-meter)
  • 2019 Parapan American Games, silver (400-meter)
  • 2015 U.S. Paralympics Track & Field National Championships, 4th (100-meter), 5th (400-meter, 800-meter, 1,500-meter)
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.