UAE Shines At Rio 2016 Paralympic Games With ANOTHER Gold

Let's celebrate again

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First it was Abdullah Sultan Al Aryani who gave the country its first silver in the Men's 10m Air Rifle Standing.

Then came powerlifter Mohammed Khalif who gave the UAE its first gold when he lifted 220kg in the in the men’s powerlifting competition.

And now, Mohammed Al Hammed has given us another gold by winning the T34 800m wheelchair race in a Games record of 1 minute and 40.24 seconds.

Abdullah Sultan Al Aryani has reached three silvers so far and has become one of UAE's most successful athletes

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Naina Shahani

Born and brought up in Dubai, Naina is a trained reflexologist who loves gastronomic adventures, genuine people and green tea. When not writing, she splits her time between finding different places to eat at and perfecting her Instagram shots.