FOURTEEN MEDALS FOR QATAR AT 2019 WEST ASIAN YOUTH ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIP
19 Aug 2019, General
Beirut, 18 August 2019. The Qatari youth athletics team - including six current and three future student-athletes of Aspire Academy - won fourteen medals (4 gold, 4 silver and 6 bronze) at the third edition of the West Asian Youth Athletics Championship, that took place in Beirut, Lebanon from August 15 to 18.
Out of ten countries competing in male events, Qatar was the nation winning the biggest number of medals and finished 2nd in the medal table.
The gold medals of Qatar were coming from Aspire Academy student-athletes Saeed Alabsi (100mH), Mohamad Nouh (high jump), Hamza Souissi (shotput) and future student-athlete Abdelmajid Abed (400mH), who will join Aspire at the beginning of the academic year 2019/20.
Results of current and future Aspire Academy student-athletes at the 3rd West Asian Youth Athletics Championship:
100m: Khalid Zakariya: bronze medal
110mH: Saeed Alabsi: gold medal
200m: Abdelmajid Abed*: silver medal; Khalid Zakariya: bronze medal
400m: Abdelmajid Zakariya*: bronze medal
400mH: Abdelmajid Abed*: gold medal; Sulaiman Al Khater*: 5th
800m: Elhafez Mahadi: bronze medal
Medley Relay: Team Qatar (Saeed Alabsi, Khalid Zakariya, Abdelmajid Abed*, Abdelmajid Zakariya*): silver medal
High jump: Mohamad Nouh: gold medal
Discus: Hamza Souissi: silver medal
Shotput: Hamza Souissi: gold medal
Hammer Throw: Abdulla Sharaf: silver medal
*) joins Aspire Academy in 2019/20