(7) Saudi medals in the opening of the Gulf of Kuwait… and the green halls win and lose from Bahrain

May 16, 2022 by No Comments

Saudi Athletics opened the medal bar at the third Gulf Games, which started today in the Kuwaiti capital, after Al-Akhdar players achieved 7 different medals (one gold, three silver and three bronze).

The first Saudi gold in the tournament came through the shooter Ali Abdul-Ghani, who won first place in the javelin throwing competition, after throwing a distance of 71.15 metres.

In the same competition, the shooter Ahmed Al Yassin won the third place and the bronze medal, with a distance of 58.67 meters, while the shooter Mohamed Tolo added the third medal for the Kingdom, by winning the silver in the shot put competition after throwing a distance of 20.49 meters.

In the 100m race, runner Abdullah Abkar won the silver in the race by coming second with a time of 10.21 seconds, and his colleague Muhammad Daoud came fourth in the same previous race with a time of 10.32 seconds, while in the 400m race, Mazen Al-Yaseen won the second place and the silver medal with a time of 45:83 seconds, while he achieved Hammoud Alwan won the bronze medal in the long jump competition, after jumping a distance of 7.15 meters. Saudi runner Muzna Al-Nassar recorded her name as the first Saudi woman to win a women’s medal at the Gulf Games, after she won the bronze medal for the 10,000 meters race with a time of 45:32:05.

In today’s competition, Yasmine Al-Dabbagh finished fifth in the 100m race with a time of 12.90 seconds, and her colleague Lujain Al-Hamid ranked seventh with a time of 13:72 seconds, while in the final of the 100m hurdles, runner Roa Al-Sulaimani finished fifth with a time of 18:83 seconds, while Youssef Asiri came in Fourth place in the men’s 10,000-meter race, with a time of 30.57.63 minutes. Saja Al-Ramish came sixth in the shot put competition after throwing a distance of 6:84m, and fifth in the long jump after jumping for a distance of 3.98m.

At the level of team games, the Saudi men’s futsal team opened its course by winning 3-1 against its Bahraini counterpart, signed by Mohsen Faqihi, Fahd Al-Rudaini and Moaz Asiri. The goal of the green player Saba Tawfik.

In tomorrow’s competitions, the Saudi national basketball team 5×5 will open its participation in the tournament at five in the afternoon in the Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah Complex hall in front of its UAE counterpart, and the swimming competition competitions will start at five in the afternoon in the pools of the Kuwaiti Al-Nasr Club, and the mother of the games will continue to participate in the tournament tomorrow. .

In the official shooting training, Muhammad Al-Sharida, Fahd Al-Mutairi and Faisal Al-Dajani will participate in the competition for the dust shotgun at nine in the morning, while the shooters Aqil Al-Badrany, Muhammad Al-Omari, Safar Al-Dosari and Muhammad Al-Hilali will participate in the air pistol competition (10 m), at ten in the morning, provided that the final of the competition will be held at Twelve noon of the same day. Shooters Abdulaziz Al-Enezi, Abdul Rahman Al-Juhaidly and Fayez Al-Enezi will also participate in the 50m rifle competition for the three positions, provided that the final will be held at 1:30 in the afternoon of the same day.


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