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MD SAAD Mohd Shamil
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Malaysia   
Place of BirthKuantan, MAS
Height1.75 m
Weight 90 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2005.
Name of coach
Jamil Adam [national], MAS
General Interest
Most influential person in career
His family, his coach and his teammates. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Malaysian Para powerlifter Ma Hussein Mat Noh. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2019)
In June 2017 he sustained a cervical disc injury in his neck and had to undergo surgery. He took a break from the sport to recover and missed the 2017 ASEAN Para Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He returned to competition at the 2018 World Cup event in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (, 06 Feb 2018;, 14 Sep 2017)

He suffered a shoulder injury after competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (, 14 Sep 2017)
Awards and honours
He was named Para Athlete of the Year at the 2014 Pahang Sports Awards in Malaysia. (, 29 Oct 2014)
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2016 107kg 196
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
16 2006 90kg 120.0
11 2010 90kg 172.5
6 2014 107kg 195.0
17 2019 107kg 150.0
Commonwealth Games
Rank Year Event Result
13 2010 Bench Press 154.1
5 2014 Bench Press Heavyweight 168.8
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 107kg 192
9 2018 107kg 180