Paralympic Games
7-18 September

UAE at the Rio 2016 Paralympics

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Abdulla Sultan Alaryani of The United Arab Emirates competes during the Men's R1-10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Final

Abdulla managed to beat hot favourite Jonas Jakobsson to win gold in the Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1.

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Abdulla managed to beat hot favourite Jonas Jakobsson to win gold in the Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1. © • Getty Images

·United Arab Emirates has claimed 12 medals at the Paralympic Games: G2-S6-B4.

·The Athens 2004 Paralympic Games were United Arab Emirates' most successful Paralympic Games to date, winning one gold medal (S1-B2).

·The NPC made its debut at the Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games.

·United Arab Emirates is in 70th place on the Summer Games' all-time medal table.

·The NPC has been most successful in powerlifting, claiming one gold and one silver medal.

·Powerlifter Mohammed Khamis Khalaf is United Arab Emirates' most successful Paralympian in individual events: G1-B1.

·United Arab Emirates has collected most medals in athletics, but never won a gold medal in the sport: S5-B4.

·There is no rights holding broadcaster in the UAE, but the Paralympic Games can be watched live via the IPC’s website at www.paralympic.org.

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Medals Table Paralympic games
 
Total 2 6 4 12
2012 1 1 1 3
2008 0 1 0 1
2004 1 1 2 4
2000 0 3 1 4
London 2012 gold medalists
 
Athlete Sport Gold
Abdulla Sultan Alaryani Shooting 1