UAE Wins Its First Silver At Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Standing ovation


The world's best paralympic athletes have gathered to compete in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games that go on until 18 September.

UAE athlete Abdullah Sultan Al Aryani has done the country proud. He bagged a silver in the Men's 10m Air Rifle Standing with a score of 202.6 points.

Dong Chao from China took home a gold and Kim Suwan from Korea took home a bronze. 

The official announcement

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