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Pakistan Bags First Gold in the 4th Asian Para Games in Hangzhou, China

Haider Ali makes the nation proud. With the gold medal, he also qualifies for the Paris 2024 Paralympics.

At the ongoing 4th Asian Para Games in Hangzhou, China, Haider Ali accomplished a remarkable feat for Pakistan by securing a gold medal in the Discus Throw event. In a display of exceptional skill and determination, Haider Ali achieved this feat with a remarkable throw of 51.23 meters on his fourth attempt. His outstanding performance outshone his competitors as Yamato Shimbo of Japan secured the silver medal with a throw of 49.70 meters, and Zhang Xuelong of China claimed the bronze with a throw of 48.26 meters.

Notably, with his gold medal win, Haider Ali not only brought honor to Pakistan but also earned a coveted spot in the upcoming Paris 2024 Paralympics, meeting the minimum entry standard of 39 meters. Impressively, all of Haider Ali's throws during the competition surpassed this minimum requirement, reaffirming his exceptional talent.

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