Paralympian Micky Yule is the first British competitor to win a gold medal at the Invictus Games in Florida the Scottish powerlifter recorded a personal best of 190 kilograms. Prince Harry who opened the games with Michelle Obama was the first to congratulate him on his win. Paralympian Micky Yule, 37, from Musselburgh near Edinburgh, lost both of his legs above the knee by stepping on a Taliban IED in Helmond Province in Afghanistan. The Scot dominated the men's lightweight power lifting competition cheered on by Prince Harry and the crowd. The sportsman, a former Staff Sergeant who served with the Royal Engineers, pulled a strongman pose as the crowd cheered. His gold medal win today came following six years of rehabilitation, Micky Yule was a part of the Army powerlifting team pre-injury, and has used the sport as a huge part of his rehabilitation and recovery, where he came in a fourth place at the Commonwealth Games and gold at the Invictus Games last year.