Afghan athlete Hossain Rasouli sets personal best in men’s long jump at the Paralympics days after escaping his country
Rasouli arrived in Tokyo on August 28, a day after his he was to compete in the 100m T47 event. The IPC allowed him to take part in the long jump instead.
IPC says Afghanistan’s two Paralympic athletes have been evacuated to “a safe place”
While their current whereabouts are unconfirmed, Zakia Khudadadi and Hossain Rasouli were reported to have landed in Australia.