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MAT NOH Ma Hussein
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Malaysia   
GenderMen
Age42
Place of BirthBachok, MAS
Height1.65 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Family
Sons Mohd Nasrullah and Mohd Saifullah
Residence
Kota Bharu, MAS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Malay
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in Kelantan, Malaysia.
Why this sport?
A friend encouraged him to try powerlifting.
Club / Team
Kelantan: Malaysia
Name of coach
Jamil Adam, MAS, from 2014
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Malaysia
Location
Myanmar
General Interest
Hobbies
Riding motorbikes. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in the 80kg category at the 2017 ASEAN Para Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family, his coach and his teammates. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
US boxer Muhammad Ali. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2017)
Other information
PREVIOUS OCCUPATION
He worked as motorcycle mechanic in his own workshop in Bachok, Malaysia, for five years prior taking up Para powerlifting. "I worked as a mechanic for five years, playing around with motorcycles. But I decided to become a full-time athlete." (bharian.com.my, 20 Sep 2017; mstar.com.my, 20 Sep 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
11 2014 72kg 140.0
19 2017 80kg 140.0
10 2019 80kg 175.0
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2014 72kg 152