Haider Ali makes history by winning Pakistan’s first-ever gold medal at Tokyo Paralympics

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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.

Haider Ali makes history by winning Pakistan's first-ever gold medal at Tokyo Paralympics

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.

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