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BIN NORDIN Muhammad
Sport Para athletics, Para powerlifting
NPC Singapore   
GenderMen
Age32
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T54
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He was originally introduced to wheelchair tennis but discovered a love for racing after participating in a national athletics competition held by the Singapore Disability Sports Council [SDSC].
Why this sport?
"My mother introduced me to all kinds of sports as a child and I made a decision to become an athlete. I realised that my passion and niche lies in wheelchair racing."
General Interest
Injuries
Injury meant he was unable to compete at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (straitstimes.com, 20 May 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Nothing is impossible." (sdsc.org.sg, 01 Mar 2007)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida. (todayonline.com, 05 Apr 2016)
Other information
LEGAL TROUBLE
In May 2016 he was sentenced to five years in prison in Singapore after being found guilty of trafficking methamphetamine. He was also given a 10-month jail term, to run concurrently, after admitting consuming the drug. (antidoping.org.sg, 26 May 2017; straitstimes.com, 20 May 2016)

SANCTION
In May 2017 he was given a four-year ban from competition by the National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Committee [NADC] in Singapore. The suspension was a result of his admission in court the previous year to having taken methamphetamine, a banned substance on the prohibited list issued by the World Anti-Doping Agency [WADA]. His ban runs from 20 May 2016 until 19 May 2020. (antidoping.org.sg, 26 May 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
7 2006 100m T53 15.82
2 2006 200m T53 26.86
13 2006 400m T53 58.21
23 2011 100m T54 15.88