ALI Haider

12 Dec 1984

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
ATH Athletics Men's Discus Throw - F37 1 Gold Medal


Start Time Location Event Status
Olympic Standing - Standing Discus

Biographical Information


Paralympic Games
2Men's Long Jump T37/382008Beijing, CHN6.44
3Long Jump - T372016Rio de Janeiro, BRA6.28
4Men's Discus Throw F37/382008Beijing, CHN43.95
9100m - T382012London, GBR15.89
9100m - T382008Beijing, CHN11.98
9Men's 200m T382008Beijing, CHN24.84
NoMMen's Long Jump T37/382012London, GBRNoM
World Championships
2Discus Throw - F372019Dubai, UAE51.43
8Long Jump - T372019Dubai, UAE5.43
DNS100m - T382015Doha, QATDNS
DNSLong Jump - T382015Doha, QATDNS
Asian Para Games
1Discus Throw - F372018Jakarta, INA47.68
1Men's Javelin Throw F37/382018Jakarta, INA48.83
3Men's Long Jump T37/382018Jakarta, INA6.20
Athlete, Public Servant
English, Punjabi, Urdu
Akbar Ali Mughal, PAK, from 2006
2006 for Pakistan, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (, 14 Jul 2020)
He was troubled by a hamstring injury at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (, 06 Sep 2012)
He took up the sport seriously in 2004. (, 14 Jul 2020)
"I love sports. It is a big source of rehabilitation, especially for Para athletes. I was very much fond of athletics since a very young age. It was only during my college days that I was introduced to the sport with proper guidance. And eventually I started bunking my classes to attend training sessions for long jump and discus throw sessions. In January 2006, the trials for the Pakistan national Para athletics team were held in Islamabad and I eventually made it to the team. There was no looking back after that." (, 14 Jul 2020; Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (, 14 Jul 2020)
Winning silver in the F37/38 long jump at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. "It was an unbelievable moment for me. Right from making Pakistan proud, witnessing the national flag being raised, the cheering and appreciation from people from across the globe, everything was very emotional." (, 14 Jul 2020; Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, coach Akbar Ali Mughal. (, 14 Jul 2020; Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
National Paralympic Committee of Pakistan secretary Imran Jamil Shami. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
"[Usain] Bolt has shown the world that nothing is impossible. Despite coming from an unprivileged background, he achieved what nobody else in sprint and track could accomplish. He makes us believe in our dreams and that hard work and perseverance always pay off." (, 14 Jul 2020)
He was Pakistan's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (, 06 Sep 2016)
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