Qatar’s national swimming team clinches 9 medals at Arab championship

Qatar’s national swimming team clinches 9 medals at Arab championship

By QLSports

Expanding Qatar’s portfolio of sports wins, the country’s national swimming team bagged nine medals at the first Arab swimming championship for all age groups hosted by Abu Dhabi.

Team Qatar clinched 3 gold, 3 silver, and 3 bronze yesterday at the Arab championship, which brings together 174 swimmers from 16 countries.

Tamim Mohamed from Qatar’s national team secured the gold medal for the 100m butterfly in the 14-15 year category, while Mohamed Mahmoud won the gold medal for the 200m medley race in the 16-18 year category.

The relay team consisting of Youssef Hassan, Karim Salah, Omar Hassan and Mohamed Mahmoud won the gold medal for the 4x50m free race for 16-18 years old.

In the 19-year-old and above category, Abdulaziz Al Obaidli got the silver medal for the 200-meter medley race; Omar Hassan secured a silver for the same race in the 16-18 years category; Tamim Mohammed won the bronze medal in the 50-meter backstroke for the 14-15-year-old category; Youssef Hassan also won the bronze medal for the same race for the 16-18-year-old category; Karim Muhammad won the bronze medal in the 1500-meter freestyle for the 16-18-year-old category.

A total of 10 swimmers from Qatar are participating in the championship including: Abdulaziz Al Obaidli, Mohammed Mahmoud, Omar Ashraf, Yousef Ashraf, Karim Salama, Tamim Mohammed, Abdullah Al Khalidi, Saif Al Bu Rashid, Ali Al Naimi and Abdulla Al Ghamri.

The Qatari team's delegation includes Ibrahim Al Rumaihi as manager; and Omar Khadash and Gesta Fobiza as coaches.

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