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Oman athletics, swimming and cycling teams concluded their participation at Konya2021


Konya: The Oman national athletics team finished thier participation in the fifth edition of the Islamic Solidarity Games, which will be held in Konya from 9 to 18 August, by winning three colored medals (gold and two bronze), On the last day of the athletic competitions, the team’s star, Fatek Beit Jaaboub, managed to win the gold medal in the high jump competitions, Barakat al Harthy, Ammar al Seifi, Muhammad Al Saadi and ali Al Balushi won the bronze medal in the 4 x 100 m relay, registing a new Omani record with a time of 39.21 seconds, the star of our national athletics team, sprinter Barakat al Harthy, was able to achieve the first medal for  Oman in the competitions of the fifth edition of the Games, after managed to get the bronze medal in the 100 meters race, recording a time of 9.99 seconds.


On the other hand, athletics players presented different results and numbers. In his first participation in the general competitions with a weight of 7 kg, Mubeen al Kindi achieved a distance of 57.26 meters in the final to overthrow the hammer, and the runner Hussein al Farsi recorded a time of 4.03.37 minutes in the 1500m race, Mazoon al Alawia finished the women’s 100 hurdles in a time of 14.18 seconds.


Oman shooting team completed thire competition in ther (trap) category on Friday by achieved ninth place in the mixed competitions (men and girls), by hitting 128 dishes out of 150. And for the ( skeet)  category, the team finished the preparations to participate in the tournament on Sunday and Monday in the singles category, while the mixed competition will be on Tuesday.

The men’s team is represented by Yasser al Nasiri, Naghmoush al Hatali and Muhammad al Gharbi, and the girls’ team is represented by Fatima al Sulaimiya.


In the cycling competition, the player Mazen al Riyami won the 31st place, while the player Munther al Hasani ranked 36th  place out of 70 participants in the individual general race in the cycling competition.


The Oman National Swimming Team participated in the championship competitions by swimmer Nasser al Kindi in the 100m butterfly competitions, and recorded a time of 1. 03.90 minutes, while the swimmer Muhannad Awlad Thani participated in the 200m backstroke competitions, and recorded a time of 2.24.81 minutes.