Saudi Arabia reaps more gold medals in GCC Games

May 27, 2022
The Saudi ice hockey team plays against at Kuwait Winter Games Club.
The Saudi ice hockey team plays against at Kuwait Winter Games Club.

KUWAIT — Saudi teams on Thursday continued to win gold medals in the 3rd GCC Games underway in Kuwait.

In Tennis, Ammar Al-Haqbani and Saud Al-Haqbani won the gold in the doubles competition, after beating Qatar 7-5, 6-4 in two straight sets at Jaber Al-Abdullah International Tennis Complex.

Fellow Saudis Abdullah Al-Faraj and Omar Ahmed won the bronze medal after defeating the Kuwaiti duo Ali Al-Shatti and Abdul Hamid Mubarak 6-3, 6-4.

In tennis singles, Saud Al-Haqbani won the bronze by defeating Qatari Rashid Nawaf in two clean sets (6-4, 6-1).

In the electronic competitions, the Saudi team concluded its participation in the in the LEAGUE of LEGENDS tournament by grabbing the gold. The team comprised Nawaf Al-Khuwaiter, Ajwad Wazzan, Maan Arshad, Abdulaziz Al-Mubarak, Nawaf Al-Salem and Mishaal Al-Barrak.

Table tennis duo Abdulaziz Bushalibi and Ali Al-Khadrawi won the silver in the doubles competition, after losing the final match to Kuwait’s Marzouq Al-Rashidi and Ibrahim Al-Hassan 3-2.

In the table singles competition, Abdulaziz Bushlibi won the silver after losing to Kuwait’s Ibrahim Al-Hassan 4-1, and his teammate Ali Al-Khadrawi won the bronze by defeating Khaled Al-Sharif 4-0.

The Saudi ice hockey team won the silver after beating Kuwait 7-5 in a meeting that brought them together at the Kuwait Winter Games Club.

In handball, the Saudi team tied with Kuwait in its second match in the games with a score of 26-26, while the Saudi women’s padel team lost 3-0 to Bahrain while their male counterparts lost to Qatar with a similar score.

The GCC Games will continue in Kuwait until the end of May. — SPA

May 27, 2022
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