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PERUMAL Mariappan
Sport Para powerlifting, Weightlifting
NPC Malaysia   
GenderMale
Age64
Weight66.1 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kuala Lumpur, MAS
Languages
Tamil
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
In Kuala Lumpur in 1980.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged by the Powerlifting Association of Malaysia.
Club / Team
Kuala Lumpur : Kuala Lumpur, MAS
Name of coach
William Yeo
Coach from which country?
Malaysia
Coach from what year?
2009
Senior International Debut
Year
1981
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
The Paralympics of Seoul in 1988. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Ambitions
To become a powerlifting coach. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Other information
DISABILITY CAUSE
His disability is the result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
5 1996 60kg 172.5
  2000 67.5kg  NoM
5 2004 67.5kg 180.0
8 2008 67.5kg 180.0
8 2012 75kg 170
World Championships - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
9 1998 67.5kg 172.5
6 2002 67.5kg 180.0
5 2006 67.5kg 175.0
8 2010 75kg 177.5
Commonwealth Games - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
4 2002 Bench Press 139.10
  2006 Bench Press  DNF
9 2010 Bench Press 171.4