Hammadi wins third medal for UAE at Paralympics

Sprinter claims a bronze in the 100-metre T34 to complete a double

Mohammed Hammadi completed a hat-trick of medals for UAE at the London Paralympic Games on Saturday night.

The Emirati won a bronze to add to his silver medal in the wheelchair sprint to give UAE its best ever haul at a Paralympic Games.

Hammadi clocked 16.41 seconds to finish third behind Walid Ktila of Tunisia and Rheed McCracken of Australia in the 100-metre T34 event in the London Games which ended on Saturday.

Ktila completed the sprint double in a new Games record of 15.91 while McCracken clocked 16.30.

UAE return home with a full set of gold, silver and bronze medals after Abdullah Sultan Al Aryani won shooting gold in the mixed R6-50m air rifle prone SH1 on Tuesday.

Medals table after the penultimate day of competition at the 2012 Paralympic Games on Saturday:

Gold Silver Bronze Total

China 95 71 65 231
Russia 35 38 28 101
Great Britain 33 42 43 118
Ukraine 32 23 28 83
Australia 31 23 29 83
United States 30 29 37 96
Brazil 20 14 8 42
Germany 18 26 22 66
Poland 14 13 9 36
Netherlands 10 10 19 39
Iran 10 7 6 23
South Korea 9 9 9 27
Italy 9 8 11 28
Tunisia 9 5 4 18
Cuba 9 5 3 17
France 8 19 18 45
South Africa 8 12 9 29
Ireland 8 3 5 16
Spain 7 17 16 40
Canada 7 14 9 30
New Zealand 6 7 4 17
Nigeria 6 5 2 13
Mexico 6 4 11 21
Japan 5 5 6 16
Belarus 5 2 3 10
Algeria 4 6 9 19
Azerbaijan 4 5 3 12
Egypt 4 4 7 15
Sweden 4 4 4 12
Austria 4 3 6 13
Thailand 4 2 2 8
Finland 4 1 1 6
Switzerland 3 5 3 11
Hong Kong 3 3 6 12
Norway 3 2 3 8
Belgium 3 1 2 6
Morocco 3 0 3 6
Hungary 2 6 6 14
Serbia 2 3 0 5
Kenya 2 2 2 6
Slovakia 2 1 3 6
Czech Republic 1 6 4 11
Turkey 1 5 4 10
Greece 1 3 8 12
Israel 1 2 5 8
United Arab Emirates 1 1 1 3
Latvia 1 1 0 2
Namibia 1 1 0 2
Romania 1 1 0 2
Denmark 1 0 4 5
Angola 1 0 1 2
Bosnia-Herzegovina 1 0 0 1
Chile 1 0 0 1
Fiji 1 0 0 1
Iceland 1 0 0 1
Jamaica 1 0 0 1
Macedonia 1 0 0 1
Croatia 0 2 3 5
Bulgaria 0 2 1 3
Iraq 0 2 1 3
Argentina 0 1 4 5
Taiwan 0 1 2 3
Portugal 0 1 2 3
Malaysia 0 1 1 2
Singapore 0 1 1 2
Colombia 0 1 0 1
Cyprus 0 1 0 1
Ethiopia 0 1 0 1
India 0 1 0 1
Saudi Arabia 0 1 0 1
Slovenia 0 1 0 1
Uzbekistan 0 1 0 1
Venezuela 0 0 2 2
Indonesia 0 0 1 1
Sri Lanka 0 0 1 1
 

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