ABU DHABI — The Qatar swimming team continued its medal-winning streak in the Arab Swimming Championship, adding four new medals to its tally.
According to a new release by Qatar News Agency, on the second day of the championship, the Qatari team won two gold medals, one silver, and one bronze. Mohammed Mahmoud clinched a gold medal in the 50-meter butterfly race, while the relay team comprising Abdullah Al Ghamri, Mohammed Mahmoud, Tamim Mohammed, and Ahmed Dhiyab secured another gold in the 4 x 100-meter medley race.
Abdullah Al Khalidi earned a silver medal in the 50-meter race. Another bronze was added by the relay team consisting of Ahmed Dhiyab, Abdullah Al Khalidi, Abdullah Al Ghamri, and Mohammed Mahmoud in the 4 x 200-meter freestyle race. These wins follow a strong first day for Qatar, which saw them take home one gold, two silver, and two bronze medals, bringing their total medal count to nine.
The event has attracted 140 male and female swimmers from 16 Arab nations: Qatar, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Yemen, Sudan, Libya, Algeria, Syria, Lebanon, Tunisia, Djibouti, Mauritania, Morocco, and Iraq. Representing Qatar are eight swimmers: Abdullah Al Khalidi, Mohammed Mahmoud, Tamim Mohammed, Hamza Shaalan, Ahmed Dhiyab, Abdullah Al Ghamri, Mohammed Jilani, and Saif Al Burshid.