Owaida baggage fencing silver, Hashem wins bronze in kata

Ali Owaida (left) celebrates after successful the silver medal and Agham Hashem in motion throughout the person kata occasion.

Doha: Ali Owaida clinched silver whereas Agham Hashem claimed bronze yesterday as Staff Qatar raised their medal tally on the third GCC Video games in Kuwait.

Owaida received silver in fencing after reaching the lads’s foil particular person remaining the place he misplaced to Kuwait’s Ali Abas 15-12 on the Jaber Al Ahmad Youth Heart. 

After a receiving a bye, the Qatari fencer defeated compatriot Abdalla Khalifa 15-12 within the quarter-finals earlier than prevailing over Kuwait’s Ali Nassar 15-13 within the semi-final. 

Hashem received the bronze following the lads’s particular person kata occasion at Sheikh Abdullah Al Jaber Al Sabah Corridor. 

With two extra medals yesterday, Qatar raised their general medal tally to 48 together with 14 gold, 20 silver and 14 bronze medals. 

Kuwait retained their prime spot with 31 gold, 23 silver and 30 bronze medals whereas Bahrain are second with 20 gold, 21 silver and 16 bronze medals. 

UAE occupy third place with a complete of 44 medals together with 18 gold, 15 silver and 11 bronze medals. The Video games will conclude tomorrow.

Inclusion of ladies’s sports activities in GCC Video games a turning level, says Al Marri

In the meantime, the top of the Qatari Ladies’s Sports activities Committee (QWSC) Lulwa Al Marri has hailed the inclusion of ladies’s sports activities on the ongoing Third GCC Video games in Kuwait as an vital turning level in girls sports activities historical past.

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In an announcement to Qatar Information Company (QNA), Lulwa Al Marri stated that the presence of ladies and their participation in main sporting occasions is a good addition and this may push for extra progress within the sports activities area. It would inspire everybody to take part actively and push the wheel of sports activities progress ahead.

She added that the principle objective is to extend the proportion of ladies’s participation in sports activities, after it was restricted to bodily training courses in faculties solely.

Al Marri indicated that the Qatari Ladies’s Sports activities Committee helps the Olympic Faculties Program in Qatar, the Be An Athlete Program, the State Sports activities Day, and packages for getting ready coaches and referees, contemplating that growing the bottom of ladies’s sports activities apply is the committee’s major objective, noting the big numbers which have been achieved within the latest interval.

Al Marri famous that the GCC Video games in Kuwait are witnessing the participation of Qatari girls in three disciplines, particularly basketball, athletics, and biking.

She pointed to the constructive participations as Samar Al Mansouri received gold in pole vault whereas Saja Saadoun received bronze medal in 400m hurdles. Rania Al Naji received the silver medal within the hammer throw competitors, and Layal Tamam and Saja Saadoun received silver and bronze respectively in heptathlon. Samar Al Mansouri additionally received bronze within the triple soar competitors.