Bahrain Wins Three Gold Medals In Military World Games

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Bahrain won three gold medals and one bronze medal yesterday in the seventh CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, China.

The gold-medalists included Salwa Eid Naser in the Women’s 400 meters, Winfred Yavi in the Women’s 3,000m Steeplechase, and Abbas Abubakar in the Men’s 400m. The bronze medal was won by Isah Musa after finishing behind Abubakar.

The Games kicked off on October 18 but yesterday was the first day of Track and Field events.

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Salwa won her final with a time of 50.15 seconds. Her gold medal is yet another addition to her already growing list of accolades, which includes the Women’s 400m world title she won earlier this month.

Bahraini Iman Essa also competed in the race but finished sixth in 52.88s.

In the Women’s 3,000m Steeplechase, Winfred secured first place in nine minutes 19.24 seconds.

Abubakar claimed his gold medal in the Men’s 400m in 45.84 seconds.

Mazen Alyasen (46.24s) from Saudi Arabia was the runner-up, while Musa won the bronze for Bahrain in 46.70s.

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Bahrain has now won five medals from the Games, and they are seventh on the overall medal tally. Aside from yesterday’s four medals, Sukhrob Boqiev won a bronze medal in Judo in the Men’s under-60kg category.

 

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