MD SAAD Mohd Shamil < Back  
Sport Para Powerlifting
CGA Malaysia   
Gender Men
Born 14 May 1986 in Kuantan, MAS
Height1.75 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment Congenital
Further Personal Information
Occupation Athlete
Languages Malay
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up the sport in 2005.
Name of coach Jamil Adam [national], MAS
General Interest
Most influential person in career His family, his coach and his teammates. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol Malaysian Para powerlifter Ma Hussein Mat Noh. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2019)
Injuries In June 2017 he sustained a cervical disc injury in his neck and had to undergo surgery. He took a break from the sport to recover and missed the 2017 ASEAN Para Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He returned to competition at the 2018 World Cup event in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (hmetro.com.my, 06 Feb 2018; bharian.com.my, 14 Sep 2017)

He suffered a shoulder injury after competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (bharian.com.my, 14 Sep 2017)
Awards and honours He was named Para Athlete of the Year at the 2014 Pahang Sports Awards in Malaysia. (youth.bernama.com, 29 Oct 2014)
Impairment His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2019)