Bahrain’s national athletes finished on top at the 21st Arab Athletics Championship bagging 24 medals in total, including 15 gold, six silver and three bronze to their home country.
The champions were given a special welcome on return from Cairo, in Egypt, after their remarkable finish in the four-day challenge game.
The Bahrain Olympic Committee sports associations director Hisham Al Balooshi led a team of sports officials from the committee and the Bahrain Athletics Association in welcoming members of the delegation on arrival at Bahrain International Airport.
Al Balooshi congratulated the Bahraini athletes on their outstanding results and emphasized the importance of their remarkable achievement, in turn, boosting the kingdom’s reputation globally.
He further added that the Bahrain Olympic Committee promises to support the Bahraini athletes to further develop their respective sports to greater levels of achievement.