Chen Shih-Chieh

Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Huang Shih-Hsu, one daughter
Residence
Kaohsiung, TPE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began weightlifting in grade three of middle school.
Club / Team
Kaohsiung: Chinese Taipei
Name of coach
Tsai Wen-Yee [national], TPE
General Interest
Nicknames
Power Man, Taiwanese Hercules (Facebook profile, 11 Jun 2018; chinatimes.com, 21 Sep 2015)
Hero / Idol
US actor and professional wrestler Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson. (sports.ettoday.net, 01 Apr 2018)
Injuries
In 2017 he experienced trouble with a bone spur in his knee. (ereporting.ntu.edu.tw, 21 Jan 2018)
Awards and honours
He was flag bearer for Chinese Taipei at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (chinanews.com, 11 Jul 2012)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (mirrormedia.mg, 20 Oct 2017)
Other information
MOTIVATION
He considered giving up the sport because of a lack of motivation following a disappointing performance at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, but he was persuaded to continue by his partner, his coach Tsai Wen-Yi and president of the Chinese Taipei Sports Association Zhang Chao-Kuo. (tw.sports.yahoo.com, 13 Oct 2017)

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