|Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi|
Mohamad Ridzuan made his first professional appearance at the ASEAN Paralympic Games in 2011 and five years later, he is now a world champion as well as a Paralympic gold medalist.
Mohamad Ridzuan won the first gold medal for Malaysia in the men's 100m T36 (cerebral palsy category) dash. He clocked 12.07 seconds to erase the old Paralympics record of 12.25s set by Roman Pavlyk from Ukraine at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics.
|Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli|
|Abdul Latif Romly|
Abdul Latif Romly had made Malaysians proud for the third time, after proving himself the world’s best by scoring gold in Rio Paralympic’s athletics men’s long jump event on Sunday, 12 September 2016. He beat 11 other contestants with a jump of 7.60m in the men’s long jump T20 (learning disability) event en route to the gold in Rio 2016.
Siti Noor Radiah Ismail who is from Segamat, Johor also made her way into the national history of sports as the first Malaysian female Paralympics medal winner in athletics. She stands to get RM100,000 and also a monthly allowance of RM2,000 for life for her efforts under the National Sports Council incentive scheme.
|Abdul Latif and Muhd Ziyad will get an extra RM20,000 as bonus for |
breaking world records in their events at the Rio Paralympics 2016.