Athlete Haider Ali left a mark on the world on Friday by winning a gold award in the disk toss contest at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games, turning into the primary Pakistani to do as such.
Ali accomplished a 55.26-meter toss at his fifth endeavor out of an aggregate of six to score the best distance — practically 3m longer than Ukraine’s Mykola Zhabnyak who scored 52.43m to come in runner up, as per Radio Pakistan.
Brazilian Joao Victor Teixeira de Souza Silva won bronze with a toss of 51.86m.
The authority Paralympics Games accounted posted on Twitter that the endeavor was a “individual best” for Ali.
— Paralympic Games (@Paralympics) September 3, 2021
Prime minister Imran khan sends Congratulations to HaiderAli on winning the first-ever Gold Medal for Pakistan in the Paralympics. His discus throw of 55.26m won him the medal, making the whole of Pakistan proud
Congratulations #HaiderAli on winning the first ever Gold Medal for Pakistan in #Paralympics. His discus throw of 55.26m won him the medal, making the whole Pakistan🇵🇰 proud#TokyoParalympic pic.twitter.com/hiro6kMgsI
— Prime Minister’s Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) September 3, 2021