The bronze in the 100 meters in pram at the Tokyo Paralympics, crowned in these days by Saudi champion Abdul Rahman Al-Qurashi, it is the first medal won by the Saudi delegation participating in the Summer Games.
The Kingdom will participate in the Tokyo 2021 Paralympic Games, with seven players in competition in a number of different games, and they are: Abdul Rahman Al-Qurashi – wheelchair, Fahad Al-Junaidel – wheelchair, Ali Al-Nakhli – running, Hassan Doshi – jumping in long, Sarah Al-Jumaa – shot put, Maryam Al-Murisel Table tennis, Ahmed Al Sharbatly – Horse riding.
For his part, the Saudi champion, Abdul Rahman Al-Qurashi, congratulated the Keeper of the Two Holy Mosques and His Highness the Crown Prince, in occasion of the achievement of this milestone. Al-Qurashi felt that his bronze is just the beginning of achieving gold in the coming times, as this participation is his first in this forum.
His Highness, the Minister of Sport, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, announced that Paralympic champion Abdul Rahman Al-Qurashi will be honored with a bronze medal, amounting to one million riyals, for his excellence, creativity and honorable representation of the nation.
Al-Qurashi won the bronze medal in the 100 meters on Wednesday in wheelchair in athletics competitions at the Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020).
Al-Qurashi took the bronze by finishing third in the race held at the Olympic Stadium circuit in the Japanese capital, Tokyo, with a time of 14:76, while the Thai Baio Pongskorn took the gold medal, leading the race with time of 14: 20, and Canadian Brent Lakatos, who took the silver medal with a time of 14:20 (14:55) seconds, while Saudi Fahd Al-Junaidel finished seventh with a time of 15:48 seconds.
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