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Vietnam's female Paralympics weightlifting hope

30 August 2012 Last updated at 09:53 BST

Chau Hoang Tuyet Loan will be representing Vietnam at weightlifting in the 2012 Paralympic Games.

The disabled athlete talks to the BBC Vietnamese about how she rose to become her country's national champion within months of taking up the sport - and how she overcame throat cancer with the help of her family and her coach.