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ALARYANI Abdulla Sultan
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC United Arab Emirates   
GenderMen
Age49
Place of BirthAl Ain, UAE
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete, Coach
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
Shooting is a popular sport in his family. After his accident, one of his friends suggested he should try Para shooting. "He urged me to give it a try. I was convinced that I could turn my attention to shooting for the impaired. It was like a new lease of life."
General Interest
Injuries
He was affected by a fever and vomiting at the 2018 World Championships in Cheongju, Republic of Korea. He was still able to win gold at the event. (paralympic.org, 11 May 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I believe that sport is the most important vehicle that can bring people together, establish common ground and resolve conflicts." (britishcouncil.org, 04 Dec 2011)
Awards and honours
He was named Athlete of the Month for January 2016 by the International Paralympic Committee [IPC]. (paralympic.org, 09 Feb 2016)

In January 2013 he received the National Individual Athlete award after winning the mixed R6 50m rifle prone SH1 event at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (sport360.com, 07 Jan 2013)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (alittihad.ae, 19 Oct 2018; sport360.com, 20 Sep 2017)
Impairment
In 2001 he was involved in a car accident that resulted in paraplegia. (sport360.com, 05 Sep 2012; thenational.ae, 04 Sep 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2012 MR1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 688.9
23 2012 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 597
1 2012 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 694.8
6 2012 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 1229.7
2 2016 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 202.6
Qualification 2016 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 630.0
2 2016 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 451.6
2 2016 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 206.5
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
27 2010 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  
47 2010 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  
5 2010 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 1242.0
15 2010 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1  
12 2014 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 613.8
3 2014 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 189.1
4 2014 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 163.7
2 2014 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 452.8
7 2018 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 138.1
1 2018 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 248.6
17 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 629.7
1 2018 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 460.6
  2019 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  DNS
  2019 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1  DNS
  2019 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  DNS
World Cup (Stoke Mandeville)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2015 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 202.4
6 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 125.9
4 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 168.2
1 2015 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 208.6
3 2015 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 184.3
2 2015 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 449.6
12 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 629.1
17 2015 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 609.9
2 2015 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 204.1
7 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 102.7
1 2015 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 444.8
1 2015 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 206.5
3 2015 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 183.1
9 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 629.8
3 2015 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 435.4
1 2015 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 207.5
6 2016 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 125.5
1 2016 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 204.7
1 2016 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 455.7
2 2016 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 206.3
2 2016 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 209.4
2 2016 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 203.0
1 2016 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 446.6
10 2016 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 598.4
14 2017 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 626.7
6 2017 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 160.9
1 2017 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 451.4
2 2017 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 244.5
1 2017 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 457.4
9 2017 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 630.1
6 2017 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 163.0
19 2017 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 624.7
3 2017 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 223.6
1 2017 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 452.5
1 2017 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 249.0
4 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 210.6
11 2018 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 610.4
3 2018 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 225.8
1 2018 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 457.9
2 2018 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 247.4
24 2018 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 608.8
1 2018 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 453.9
5 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 188.8
5 2019 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 188.7
4 2019 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 204.0
1 2019 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 457.2
3 2019 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 225.5
25 2019 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 158.8 DNF
4 2019 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 429.4
12 2019 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 630.3
10 2019 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 615.7
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 205.7
7 2014 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 104.2
4 2014 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 - Team 1884.0
2 2014 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 204.2
1 2014 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 - Team 1819.3
2 2014 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 456.6
2 2018 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 246.2
5 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 188.7
6 2018 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 157.1
1 2018 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 454.5
World Ranking (2018/01/01)
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  
1 2018 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1  
1 2018 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1  
2 2018 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  
21 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  
1 2018 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1  
1 2018 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1  
2 2018 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  
21 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  
1 2018 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1  
1 2018 R7 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1