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Siti Noor Radiah Ismail Sport: Athletics - Long Jump T20 Born: 3 Nov 1993 Gold – 2014 Asian Para Games; Bronze – 2016 Rio Paralympic Games The other Siti is no less remarkable an athlete, with a number of amazing deeds to her name. She holds the distinction of being…

Hasihin Sanawi Sport: Archery Born: 15 June 1983 Silver – 2012 Paralympic Games Hasihin Sanawi stands as Malaysia’s first ever paralympic archer to win a medal at the Paralympic Games. The 33-year-old wheelchair bound athlete was eliminated in the early rounds of the Paralympic Games in Rio last year, however…

Muhammad Afiq Afify Bin Rizan Sport: Cycling Born: 22 March 1996 Gold – 2015 Japan Paracycling Cup (200m sprint); Bronze – 2017 UCI Track Para Cycling World Championships Muhammad Afiq wasn’t always blind; in fact, he was born perfectly normal. As fate would have it, he lost his eyesight when…

A message from the Minister of Youth and Sports, Yang Berhormat Brigadier General Khairy Jamaluddin A little over two weeks after the 29th SEA Games concludes comes the second half of KL2017, the 9th ASEAN Para Games! The six week period of KL2017 is of great significance for the entire…

Madzlan Saibon Sport: Badminton Born: 18 Feb 1976 A vital component of the national Paralympic shuttler’s team, Madzlan Saibon has fought side-by-side his teammates in nail-biting doubles matches over the last decade. He may be in a wheelchair, but that makes him no less deadly on the court, moving efficiently…

SM Nasarudin SM Nasimuddin, President of the Paralympic Council of Malaysia, shares his optimism for the Malaysian para athlete contingent ‘Strength Beyond Belief’ is our motto at the Paralympic Council of Malaysia, and it serves to underscore the inspirational character of the Paralympic Movement, as well as the stellar performances…

18 September 2017: The national goalball squad on the road to victory The Malaysian men's goalball team is a step closer to winning a medal after their 13-7 victory over Thailand at the 9th ASEAN Para Games at the Malaysian International Trade and Exhibition Centre on Monday. This win followed after the…

18 September 2017: It was a clean sweep of the five gold medals from the national para cycling team It was a victorious day for the Malaysian para cycling squad as they claimed five golds on the final track competition at the National Velodrome. The Malaysian para cyclists also won two silver and…

Hot on the heels of the 29th SEA Games, which ran its course from 19 to 30 August, the ninth instalment of the ASEAN Para Games now takes over the sports clusters around the Klang Valley that had proudly flown the SEA Games flag. On the cool Sunday evening that…