The rowing team won 9 medals in the Gulf Championship

March 29, 2022 by No Comments


The Saudi rowing team won 9 medals in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) indoor rowing championship, which was held in Kuwait.

The Green Rowing Mission witnessed the presence of Ms. Sherine Abul-Hassan, Vice-Chairman of the Federation’s Board of Directors.

Rakan Alireza won the gold medal in the men’s 2000 meters general category and Kariman Abuljadayel won the women’s 2000 meters general category.

While Salma Momina and Omar Al-Sayed won the junior gold in the 2000-meter category, Haya Al-Mami and Iman Rafeeq won the silver medal in the women’s 1000m doubles, and Hassan Qadri and Majid Nazereh won the men’s 1000m doubles silver.

As for the quartet team, Rakan Alireza, Hassan Qadri, Turki Al Aref and Abdullah Al Hai won the silver medal.

Salma Momena also snatched a silver in the women’s light weight 2000 metres, and Sultan Al Shali the bronze in the light weight in the same category.

The technical staff, consisting of Britain’s William Lewis Barry and Egyptian Kamal Hassan, had supervised the team’s camp in Kuwait, which started on March 17th.

For his part, the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Ali Hussein Ali Reda, congratulated the team’s players for their achievements, wishing them continued success and winning more medals and titles during the coming period.

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Medals for the Saudi Rowing Team:

Rakan Ali Reda – gold – men’s general – 2000m

Kariman Abuljadayel – gold – women’s general – 2000m

Salma Momina – gold – women’s juniors – 2000m

Omar El-Sayed – gold – men’s juniors – 2000m

Sultan Al Shali – Bronze – Men’s Lightweight – 2000m

Salma Moamena – Silver – Women’s Lightweight – 2000m

Haya Al-Mami and Iman Rafeeq – silver – women’s doubles – 1000m

Hassan Qadri and Majid Nazera – Silver – Men’s Doubles – 1000m

Rakan Ali Reda, Hassan Qadri, Abdullah Al Hai and Turki Al Arif – Silver – Men’s Quartet – 2000m

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