UAE Earns First Medal at Tokyo Paralympics

  • Publish date: Monday، 30 August 2021
UAE Earns First Medal at Tokyo Paralympics
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Mohamed Al Hammadi has won the UAE's first medal at the Tokyo Paralympics.

The middle-distance champion clinched bronze after he came third in the men's 100 metre T34 on Monday.

The Emirati athlete clocked 15.66 minutes, behind Tunisian Walid Ktila who took gold with 15.01 minutes and Australian Rheed McCracken who completed the race in 15.37 minutes.

This is Al Hammadi's fourth Paralympic medal. He had previously won a bronze and a silver at the 2012 London Games before clinching the gold in the 2016 Rio Paralympics.