Bahrain National Athletics Team has won the first place in the teams’ category at the 23rd Arab Cross Country Championships that concluded recently in Jordan.
Team members Albert Rob and John Koech also won the first and second places respectively in the men’s singles competition while Winfred Mutile Yav and Ponito Idao Robeto came in the second and third places in the women’s contest.
HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa praised the achievement and commended on their high and professional performance shown in the race The First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of the West Asian Athletics Federation and President of Bahrain Athletics Association also congratulated the achievers.
“The Bahraini athletics sports continue achieving remarkable results in regional, intercontinental and international championships and contests. This is the first international participation for the team in 2019 and we are optimistic and look forward for more victories throughout the next 12 months,” HH Shaikh Khalid said.
Source Credit: DT News