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The young Emirati cyclist Mohammed Al-Mutaiwee won the gold in the individual race for youth over 75 km in the Arab Cycling Championship held in Egypt, becoming the first cyclist in the history of the Arab Championships for the youth category to win two golds in the time trial and the individual race in the championship since its launch in 1978, and Al-Mutaiwee succeeded in confidently progressing in The last session of the race to outperform the 32 cyclists who participated in the championship. Safiya Al-Sayegh, the national team player, won a new silver medal in the general individual race for a distance of 60 km after a strong competition of 25 competitors. The women’s team added bronze for the 45 km teams in their first external participation in this race. The category is also the youngest team in the tournament and includes Hoda Hussein, Marwa Khour, Muzna Al-Marzouki and Ranad Al-Yafei.
Today, the road race competitions in the first Arab combined championship are concluded with the cross-country race for adults over a distance of 150 km, in which the UAE participates with a team led by Youssef Mirza, in addition to the under-23 race for the same distance, and the junior race for a distance of 45 km, and all Arab missions go to central Cairo to compete Track Championship.
With this result, the UAE’s medals in road competitions and people of determination rose to 15 medals (6 gold, 7 silver and 2 bronze).
The coach of the female team, Ruba Khaled, confirmed her happiness with what the players presented, despite the pathological conditions they were exposed to, but they succeeded in winning a good number of medals. The latter, but she insisted on participating and won the silver medal in the U-23 category.
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