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NOORDIN Muhammad Diroy
Sport Para athletics
NPC Singapore   
GenderMen
Age28
Height1.29 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F40
Further Personal Information
Residence
Singapore, SGP
Occupation
Athlete, Graphical Design
Languages
English, Malay
Higher education
Graphic Design - ITE College Central: Singapore
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the javelin and shot put in 2013.
Why this sport?
He previously played football with Singapore's cerebral palsy team, despite not having the impairment. Singapore Disability Sports Council's [SDSC] manager Loh Ngiap Kiang suggested he take up shot put and javelin. "It was Loh who encouraged me to take up those two field sports, as I was eligible to take part in them due to my disability. He also advised me not to pursue CP football, as I will not be able to join up with the team when they go to competitions due to me being of a different [impairment] category altogether."
Name of coach
Muhammad Hosni Bin Muhamad, SGP
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
Singapore
General Interest
Nicknames
Muhd (Facebook profile, 06 Jun 2020)
Hobbies
Supporting English football club Manchester United, skateboarding, design. (tp.edu.sg, 10 Aug 2019; channelnewsasia.com, 29 Aug 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Muhammad Hosni Bin Muhamad. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2019 he was named the Sportsman of the Year at the Singapore Disability Sports Awards. (straitstimes.com, 07 Aug 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (straitstimes.com, 14 Feb 2020)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
He has studied visual communication design at Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore. (Facebook profile, 07 Aug 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
11 2016 Javelin Throw F41 22.71
9 2016 Shot Put F40 7.29
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2017 Javelin Throw F41 23.40
6 2017 Shot Put F40 7.84
6 2019 Shot Put F40 9.32
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2018 Shot Put F40 8.63
7 2018 Javelin Throw F40/41 27.66