Baghdad Arab athletes continued their brilliance in the Tokyo Paralympics 2020, as they added today, Sunday, the eleventh day of the tournament, a number of new medals, including two gold medals for Morocco, one of which is a record.
Moroccan Ayoub Sedni won the gold in the 400m/T47 race, setting a record of 47:38 seconds.
His compatriot Zakaria achieved the gold medal in the F33 shot put, and Algeria’s Kamel Kergina won silver in the F33 shot put.
Algerian Abdel Karim Kari came second in the 1500m T38/E37 competition, adding a silver medal for his country, while the Iraqi Weldan Al-Nakhailawi added a bronze medal in the F41 javelin competition, as well as Kuwaiti Faisal Sorour in the F61 shot put.
With these results, the total medals won by Arab athletes at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo increased to 56 medals.
Tunisia: 11 medals / 4 gold, 5 silver, 2 bronze / Algeria: 12 medals / 4 gold, 4 silver, 4 bronze / Jordan: 5 medals / 4 gold, 1 bronze / Morocco: 10 medals / 3 gold, 4 silver, 3 bronze / UAE: 3 / 1 gold, 1 Silver and 1 bronze / Egypt: 7 / 5 silver and 2 bronze / Iraq: 3 / 1 silver and 2 bronze / Kuwait: 2 / 1 silver and 1 bronze / Oman, Saudi Arabia and Qatar 1 bronze each.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency