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MORTADZA Norfariza
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Malaysia   
GenderWomen
Age35
Height1.53 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Languages
English, Malay
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2012 in Pahang, Malaysia.
Why this sport?
A friend got her involved in the sport.
Club / Team
Sarawak: Malaysia
Name of coach
Jamil Adam [club], MAS
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Malaysia
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in the 86kg category at the 2017 ASEAN Para Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her parents, friends and coaches. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
English footballer David Beckham. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 02 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2017, she received a certificate of honour from the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Malaysia for winning a silver medal at a 2017 World Cup event in Dubai. (Utusan Borneo, 03 May 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 ASEAN Para Games in Manila, Philippines. (thestar.com.my, 28 Sep 2017)
Impairment
In 2006 she injured her spinal cord in a car accident. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2017; malaysiaaktif.my, 09 Aug 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
14 2017 86kg 75.0