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Malaysia at the Paralympics

Malaysia made its Paralympic Games début at the 1972 Summer Paralympics in Heidelberg, with a delegation of three athletes, all of whom competed in both track and field and weightlifting. The country was then absent for three consecutive editions of the Summer Paralympics, before making its return at the 1988 Games in Seoul. Malaysia has participated in every subsequent edition of the Summer Paralympics, but has never entered the Winter Paralympics.[1]

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Summer appearances

Malaysians have won a total of ten medals at the Paralympic Games: three gold, two silver and five bronze. Four of these medals have been obtained in weightlifting or its successor sport, powerlifting. Powerlifter Siow Lee Chan, in 2008, was both Malaysia's first female Paralympic medallist, and the first Malaysian in sixteen years to have won a Paralympic medal.[2] In 2016, Malaysia won its first ever gold medal in athletics.[3]


Summer Paralympic GamesEdit

Medals by individualEdit

Medal Name Games Sport Event
  Bronze Perumal Mariappan   1988 Seoul Weightlifting Men's 57 kg
  Silver Cheok Kon Fatt   1992 Barcelona Weightlifting Men's 52 kg
  Bronze Perumal Mariappan Men's 60 kg
  Bronze Mohamad Khasseri[4] Othman Athletics Men's high jump B2
  Bronze Siow Lee Chan   2008 Beijing Powerlifting Women's 56 kg
  Silver Hasihin Sanawi   2012 London Archery Men's individual recurve W1/W2
  Bronze Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli Athletics Men's shot put F20
  Gold Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi   2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics Men's 100m T36
  Gold Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli Athletics Men's shot put T20/F20
  Gold Abdul Latif Romly Athletics Men's Long Jump T20/F20
  Bronze Siti Noor Radiah Ismail Athletics Women's Long jump T20/F20

See alsoEdit