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BIN SUHANI Suhairi
Sport Para athletics
NPC Singapore   
GenderMen
Age23
Height1.78 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T20
Further Personal Information
Residence
Singapore, SGP
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Malay
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para athletics in 2011.
Why this sport?
"At school I was playing 'catch' and my friend challenged me to a race. I ran as quickly as I could, and realised that I enjoyed running a lot."
Name of coach
Muhammad Hosni Bin Muhamad, SGP, from 2013
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Singapore
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Coach Muhammad Hosni Bin Muhamad. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (tnp.sg, 03 Dec 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Train hard and give your very best." (Athlete, 18 Jul 2017)
Other sports
He has competed for Singapore in speed skating at elite level. (aseanparagames2015.com, 09 Dec 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (myactivesg.com, 13 Sep 2016)
Impairment
He had a high fever and fits as a child, which resulted in an intellectual impairment. "I can't remember how old I was. I just remember having a very high fever and got admitted to the hospital. After that, my life changed. I went back to school and found it hard to concentrate. I took an IQ test and found that I have an intellectual disability." (The New Paper Facebook page, 03 Dec 2015; gov.sg, 25 Nov 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2016 Long Jump T20 6.69
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2017 Long Jump T20 6.58
13 2019 Long Jump T20 6.01
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2018 Long Jump T20 6.60