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Hindi wins gold in shot put

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(Photo: Handout from the JOC)
AMMAN — Jordan's Ahmad Hindi won a gold medal in the F34 shot put at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games on Saturday.

Hindi took first place and won the gold medal after breaking the world record — previously held in his name — and setting a new Olympic record of 12.25 meters.اضافة اعلان

Moroccan Ezzedine Nouri finished second and won the silver medal after recording a distance of 11.55 meters, while Qatari Abdelkader Abdulrahman came in third and won the bronze medal after recording a distance of 11.36 meters.

This is Jordan's fourth gold medal at the current edition of the Paralympic Games after 3 gold medals were won by the national team weightlifting champions Omar Qarada, Abd Alkareem Khattab, and Jamil Al-Shibli, along with a bronze won by table tennis player Khattam Abu Awad.

Jordan's previously won only one gold medal at the Paralympic Games, which began in 1984, by Maha Barghouti in table tennis in Sydney in 2000.

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