Lahore (Web Desk): Athlete Haider Ali made history on Friday by winning the first-ever gold medal for Pakistan at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.
Haider threw a 55.26 metres throw in his fifth attempt out of the total six he made to score the best distance.
The silver medal was bagged by Ukraine’s Zhabnyak with a 52.43 metres throw, while Brazilian Teixeira de Souza won bronze with a 51.86 throw.
Brazilian Joao Victor Teixeira de Souza Silva won bronze with a throw of 51.86m.
The official Paralympics Games accounted posted on Twitter that the attempt was a “personal best” for Ali.
— Paralympic Games (@Paralympics) September 3, 2021
Earlier, Haider had won two medals, a silver in Beijing and a Bronze in Rio in the long jump event for Pakistan.