Tokyo Paralympics: Mohamed Al Hammadi wins UAE's third medal

Web report/Tokyo
Filed on September 4, 2021
Photo: Wam

This is the athlete's second medal at the sporting event

UAE athlete Mohamed Al Hammadi won the country its third medal at the Tokyo Paralympics, bagging a silver in the men's 800m T34 on Saturday.

The Emirati came second in the race, clocking a time of 1:45.59. This is Hammadi's second medal at the Paralympics; he had won the UAE its first medal earlier this week when he came third in the men's 100m T34.

Tunisian Walid Ktila took the gold with a race time of 1:45.50, while Chinese athlete Yang Wang rounded up the top three with a season best time of 1:45.68.

On Friday, the UAE's Abdullah Sultan Alaryani won the country its first gold medal in the men's 50m rifle event.

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