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KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: Kuwait’s shot putter Faisal Sorour won a bronze medal in the men’s standing Shot Put F63 at the Tokyo Paralympics on Saturday. Sorour threw his personal-best of 14.13m in the event at the National Stadium, where nine athletes competed. Aled Davies of the UK won a gold medal with a throw of 15.33m. Iran’s Sajad Mohammadian claimed silver with his season-best of 14.88m.
Sorour made his Paralympic debut at the Aug. 24-Sept. 5 Tokyo Games, in which three Kuwait athletes are partaking. Ahmad Al-Mutairi has won a silver medal in the men’s T33 100m race and Basimah Najim has competed in the women’s seated Shot Put F34. (KUNA)