Abdullah Sultan Alaryani

Abdullah Sultan Alaryani (born 12 August 1970)[1] is a sport shooter from the United Arab Emirates.[2] He competed at the Summer Paralympics in 2008, 2012, 2016 and 2021 and in total, he won two gold medals and three silver medals.

Abdullah Sultan Alaryani
Personal information
Born (1970-08-12) 12 August 1970 (age 51)
Sport
CountryUnited Arab Emirates
SportParalympic shooting
DisabilityParaplegia
Disability classSH1

CareerEdit

In 2012, he won the gold medal in the mixed 50 metre rifle prone SH1 event at the Summer Paralympics in London, United Kingdom.[2] He also represented the United Arab Emirates at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and he won three silver medals in total.[2][3]

In 2021, he represented the United Arab Emirates at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan.[4] He won the gold medal in the R7 Men's 50 metre rifle 3 positions SH1 event.[4][5][6]

Personal lifeEdit

He became paralysed below the waist after a car crash in 2001.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Abdullah Sultan Alaryani Profile". 2020 Summer Paralympics. Archived from the original on 2021-09-03. Retrieved 19 September 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "Abdulla Sultan Alaryani". paralympic.org. International Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on 2020-09-25. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  3. ^ "Rio 2016 Paralympics: UAE shooter Abdullah Sultan Al Aryani wins his third silver medal of Games". The National. 14 September 2016. Retrieved 9 February 2020.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ a b "Shooting Results Book" (PDF). 2020 Summer Paralympics. Archived (PDF) from the original on 5 September 2021. Retrieved 19 September 2021.
  5. ^ Houston, Michael (3 September 2021). "Alaryani wins UAE's first Tokyo 2020 Paralympics gold with 50m rifle win". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 19 September 2021.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ a b "Abdulla Sultan Alaryani defies the pressure to take first Tokyo 2020 gold for UAE". Paralympic.org. 4 September 2021. Retrieved 19 September 2021.

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