The Singapore National Paralympic Council (SNPC) is pleased to announce that Singapore has been given an additional male slot for Athletics.
Mr Muhammad Diroy Bin Noordin, Athletics athlete, will represent Singapore in the Men’s Shot Put F40 and Men’s Javelin F41 event at Rio.
A very excited and elated Mr Muhammad Diroy Bin Noordin said, “It had always been my dream to participate in the Paralympics, and I’m glad to be given the opportunity to represent Singapore. I’m elated to be part of the Team Singapore contingent and will do my best to make everyone proud.”
Singapore will be now represented by 13 athletes in 6 sports at the Rio Paralympic Games, a record for Singapore. The 6 sports are Archery, Athletics, Boccia, Equestrian, Sailing and Swimming.
The 13 athletes who will represent Singapore at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games are:
Ms Nur Syahidah Binte Alim
Ms Norsilawati Binte Sa’at
Mr Suhairi Bin Suhani
Mr Muhammad Diroy Bin Noordin
Ms Nurulasyiqah Binte Mohd Taha
Ms Toh Sze Ning
Ms Laurentia Tan Yen-Yi
Mr Tan Chern Maximillian
Ms Gemma Rose Foo Jen
Mr Tan Wei Qiang, Jovin
Ms Yap Qian Yin
Ms Goh Rui Si, Theresa
Ms Yip Pin Xiu