On the fifth day of the ongoing Arab Road Cycling Championship in Saudi Arabia yesterday, the women’s cycling team won 3 medals in the general individual race for women and young women. Marwa Salman won the silver medal in the race. , covered the distance of 40 km, clocking 1:15.59 hours, then… a tight race to the finish line with Siham Bouspa, who won the gold medal, the athlete’s second individual silver medal of the tournament. The junior women’s team also won the bronze medal after the Algerian and Tunisian teams. The team was represented by Marwa Salman, Ranad Al-Yafi, and Alia Hassan, while Zahra Hussain won the bronze medal in the individual race. Under-23 general.
With these medals, UAE’s tally reached 10 gold, 5 silver and 4 bronze. Today, our national men’s under-23 team competes today in the overall individual championship, led by champion Ahmed Al Mansoori, leading a constellation of stars and strong races selected by team director Yusuf Mirza. Both categories compete for medals because it has a renowned elite of top riders.
On the other hand, the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Cycling Federation, Muhammad Sanat Al Qubaisi, met our team at his residence in Saudi Arabia and was keen to meet the men’s team in the presence of Yusuf Mirza. Al Qubaisi praised the efforts of Abdullah Al Hammadi, who fell in the race, which kept him out of the gold medal, despite which he won the bronze medal. , which was 21 seconds behind the first place finisher.
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