The women’s cycling team gifted the Emirati sport the gold medal in the team race against the clock for a distance of 24.7 km, which was held on the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Bridge in the third Gulf Games hosted by Kuwait and will continue until the 31st of this month, with the participation of more than 1,700 athletes from the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf. The UAE is participating in it with 285 male and female athletes participating in 16 different individual and team games within 111 competitions held in 12 locations. The delegation is accompanied by 39 coaches, 24 administrators, and 12 specialists and therapists.
The team, consisting of Safia Al-Sayegh, Sheikha Issa, Zahra Hussein and Huda Hussein, won the gold medal after recording a time of 37:30.15 minutes, 28 seconds ahead of the Kuwait team, which came in second place, achieving the silver medal with a time of 37:58.88 minutes, while the team team came Bahrain ranked third, taking the bronze medal, with a time of 39:51.59 minutes.
The UAE shooting team also won the silver medal in the 10m air pistol teams competition through the team consisting of Ahmed Al-Amiri, Amin Muthanna and Muhammad Al-Kaabi, and the team won the silver medal in the 10-meter air pistol teams competition through the team consisting of Ahmed Al-Amiri, Amin Muthanna and Muhammad Al-Kaabi. The UAE’s balance in the tournament rose to 16 colored medals, four gold, seven silver, and five bronze in athletics, swimming, shooting and cycling.
The athletics medals were Fatima Al Hosani’s gold in the discus throw event, with a distance of 40.98, and the bronze medal, which she added in the shot put.
The mother of the games achieved gold in the triple jump and silver in the long jump by Latifa Al Kaabi, and the team added the silver in the relay race for a distance of (400×4) by Mahra Abdul Rahim, Fatima Al Balushi, Ruqayyah Al Marzouqi, Mira Ghuloom with a time of 4:20.55 minutes, and Latifa Al Kaabi and Abeer Al Balushi also succeeded. Fatima Al Balushi and Mahra Abdul Rahim added the bronze medal in the (100×4) relay competition.
Saud Al Zaabi, at the end of the men’s athletics competitions, came fourth in the 1500-meter race, recording a time of 4.06.84 minutes, while Mohammed Omar ranked fifth in the hammer throwing competition, having scored 62.74 meters.
The UAE shooting tally rose during the past few days to four silvers by Ahmed Al-Amiri in the individual competition for the 10-meter air pistol, and the team won the second place in the team competition for “dirt” shooting through Ahmed Yahya, Dhaher Al-Ariani and Yahya Al-Muhairi, and Ibrahim Ali won the silver medal in the 10th air rifle competition. meter, in addition to the final victory in the 10m air pistol team competition.
Swimmer Yousef Al Matrooshi gave the UAE a gold medal in the 200-meter freestyle swimming with a time of 1:52.95 minutes, and Salem Ghaleb added the silver medal in the 200-meter butterfly competition with a time of 2:06.97 minutes.
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