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Saudi: Al-Baroudi wins two swimming gold medals in Saudi Games

Kawthar Al-Baroudi has won two gold medals in the women’s swimming competitions, which were held on Wednesday at the Aquatics Hall of the Prince Faisal bin Fahd Olympic Complex as part of the Saudi Games 2022, being held in the capital city.

In the women’s 50-meter freestyle competition, Al-Baroudi bagged the first position and the gold medal in 29:29 seconds, followed by Hana Jaber in second place with a time of 30.01 seconds, and Mashael Al-Ayed won the bronze medal with a time of 30.70 seconds. Al-Baroudi won her second gold in the women’s 50m breaststroke competition, recording a time of 38:20 seconds. Maryam Mustafa came in second with a time of 39:37 seconds, and Mashael Al-Ayed placed third with a time of 41:00.

A total of 32 male and female players representing 13 clubs are participating in the badminton competitions that started at the Leaders Preparation Institute at Prince Faisal bin Fahd Olympic Complex on Wednesday. The women’s volleyball group stage competitions continued at Al-Hilal Club Hall, where Phoenix defeated Al-Ittihad 3-0, while Al-Hilal defeated Esperance 3-0. In the men’s competitions, Al-Ibtisam defeated Al-Nasr 3-0, and Al-Ahli defeated Al-Ittihad 3-0. score.

In the handball competitions held in the King Saud University Hall, Al-Khaleej defeated Al-Qarrah 31-28, while Mudar tied with Al-Zulfi 27-27. In the tennis quarter-finals, held at the headquarters of the Saudi Tennis Federation, Suleiman Al-Qasim, Saud Al-Haqbani, Ammar Al-Haqbani, and Rakan Al-Qaoud emerged winners in the men’s singles competitions while Yara Al-Haqbani and Sarah Al-Obaidan advanced to the semi-finals of the women’s competitions.

The gold medal winner in any game will get SR1 million, while the silver medalist will receive SR300,000, and the bronze winner will get SR100,000.


Saudi Gazette
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