Paralympian Haider Ali made the nation proud by profitable the first-ever gold medal for Pakistan in Paralympics discus throw competitors, with a prime podium end within the discus throw occasion on the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics on Friday.
Haider threw a 55.26 metres throw in his fifth try out of the overall six he made to attain one of the best distance.
The silver medal was bagged by Ukraine’s Zhabnyak with a 52.43 metres throw, whereas Brazilian Teixeira de Souza received bronze with a 51.86 throw.
Earlier, Haider had received two medals, a silver in Beijing and a Bronze in Rio within the lengthy leap occasion for Pakistan.
Whereas speaking to an area news publication, Ali stated that having the uncertainty in coaching was powerful, however then the second set of issues arose with having no help from the federal government of Pakistan in serving to the para-athletes’ journey to Tokyo.
Earlier the Nationwide Paralympic Committee (NPC) Media Director Huma Beg had shared that the tickets for the athletes had been additionally purchased only a few days earlier than their scheduled arrival in Tokyo. The committee didn’t have any backing from the federal government in sending the athletes to the Video games, however then the Authorities of Punjab helped in the long run in facilitating the tickets, and a lot of the preparation was finished on self-help foundation.
Ali is conscious about the truth that Pakistan Authorities has not performed the half that it ought to have.
Together with Authorities of Pakistan and Paralympic Pakistan, many congratulated the athlete for his accomplishment.
Quickly after his win, Congratulations Pakistan began trending on Twitter and hundreds of followers began congratulating him on Pakistani Twitter. Paralympics Pakistan shared a video of Pakistani Hero Ali thanking the folks for his or her needs.