Team Qatar win gold at FIVB World Tour 4-star event in Cancun
In another stellar achievement that expands Qatar’s portfolio of prestigious awards, Team Qatar won the Gold Medal at the 4-stars FIVB Cancun Hub – 3rd event in Mexico yesterday.
The Qatari beach volleyball stars Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan collected the Gold after defeating the Russian duo Konstantin Semenov and Ilya Leshukov (21-15) and (21-21).
Team Qatar had secured two silvers in the FIVB Cancun Hub – 1st event and 2nd event, moving up in global rankings.
Team Qatar for beach volleyball (the pair Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan) won the Gold Medal of the 4-stars FIVB Cancun Hub - 3rd event in Mexico. #QNAhttps://t.co/Ma1VvXdOZ8 pic.twitter.com/kjThOGdDUT
Team Qatar for beach volleyball (the pair Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan) won the Gold Medal of the 4-stars FIVB Cancun Hub - 3rd event in Mexico. #QNAhttps://t.co/Ma1VvXdOZ8 pic.twitter.com/kjThOGdDUT— Qatar News Agency (@QNAEnglish) May 2, 2021
Based on the updated classification on April 27 by the game’s international federation, FIVB, the Qatari team stands at 10th place with 5080 points.
In the classification of teams that will directly qualify for the next Olympic Games in Japan, Team Qatar ranks at 9th place after securing 7000 points.
With its splendid performance and accomplishments in recent years, the Qatari national team has made its way among the best teams in the world. It had also participated in the Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil in 2016.
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