Paralympic Council of Malaysia is a non-government organisation established in 1989 as the sole authority for the promotion of para sports for the disabled community. The development of para sports and its activities in Malaysia comes under the purview of The Ministry of Youth and Sports Malaysia and The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development Malaysia.
As a National Sports Body, we assist Malaysian athletes with disabilities to participate in sports and compete at various national and international competitions through partnerships with our stakeholders – the government, the business community, the sporting organisations and the disabled community. Our responsibilities includes:
- The development of para sports in the country.
- Networking with our National Sports Federation to help identify potential para athletes and assist athletes to prepare for competitions.
- Act as National Federation for IPC Sports.
- Maintain memberships with international para sport organisations to facilitate our athletes’ participation.
- Preparation, management and participation of the Malaysian Para Contingent in championships at international arenas.
Type of Championships include:
|World Championships (Single Para Sports)|
|Asian Para Games|
|Asian Youth Para Games|
|ASEAN Para Games|
Globally, the Paralympic Movement aspires to build a bridge that links sports with social awareness, contributing to the development of a more equitable society with respect and equal opportunities for all individuals. We strongly believe that participation in sport provides positive social and physical benefits to people with disabilities and this plays an important role in changing community perceptions of people with disabilities. At the heart of what we do is our para athletes, who strive to compete at an elite level, upholding the ideals of the Paralympic Movement.
YABhg Tun Jeanne Abdullah
SM Nasarudin SM Nasimuddin
John Ng Keng Chuan
First Admiral Dato' Subramaniam Raman
Jason Jonathan Lo
Law King Kiew
Siti Zaharah Tan Sri Abdul Khalid
Hafidzah Abd. Khafidz