KARACHI – Pakistani para-athlete Altaf-ur-Rehman has grow to be the second participant to win a medal for the nation on the Islamic Solidarity Video games being held within the Turkish metropolis of Konya.
In response to the media experiences, Altaf joined palms with Uzbekistan’s Rasul Atamuratov to contest within the males’s class Four competitors and each managed to win the bronze medal.
The duo completed third of their group to safe the medal. Each Altaf and Rasul have been awarded separate medals for his or her international locations.
Though Altaf, a 26-year-old participant from Peshawar, is from class 3, he competed in school Four which is for athletes with sitting stability.
Umer Ali, Altaf’s coach and supervisor, mentioned that Pakistan defeated Algeria 3-Zero in a gaggle match however misplaced to Iran and Turkey and ended within the third place to earn the bronze medal. He mentioned that Pakistan and Uzbekistan had teamed up for the group match and each athletes received medals.
It’s price mentioning right here that Altaf’s spouse, Zainab Barkat, too is a para-athlete and participates in school Three Para Desk Tennis occasions.
In single males class 4, Altaf was ranked fifth.