UncategorisedBahrain Club add shooting team silver in Women’s Tournament

September 11, 20190

?Bahrain yesterday (Feb. 7) won an additional medal in the ongoing Second Arab Women’s Sports Tournament, being held in Sharjah.
The Bahrain Shooting Club clinched the shooting 20m pistol team event silver medal on the concluding day of the shooting toujnament, which took place at Al Dhaid Sports and Cultural Club, amidst broad participation of teams from all over the Arab region.
Bahrain’s team comprised Samira Abduljalil, Lubna Abdulaziz and Mouza Buchiri who combined their efforts to score 1,642 total points.
Qatar’s trio Dan Saad, Nasra Mohammed and Saad Waleed (1,673 points) came on top, while Kuwaiti team of Iman Adel, Huda Ali and Isra Bahman (1,572) rounded off the podium after coming third.
This remarkable finish helped Bahrain take their tally to 16 medals in total, including six gold, six silver and four bronze.
The are presently third overall behind second-placers Qatar, with 18 medals (7 gold, 3 silver, 8 bronze), and host country the UAE who top the table with 22 medals (10, 6, 6).
In the singles event, non of the Bahraini shooters was able to claim a place on the podium as the Qatari ladies dominated the competition.
Dana Saad (8 points) took the gold, followed by compatriots Suad Al Khater (7) and Nasra Mahmood (6) in second and third places, respectively. Bahrain’s best finish was marked by Latifa Ahmed, who could come in fourth place with five points.
In overall, Qatar ladies took the gold medal with eight medals, followed by Kuwait (4 medals) in second position, while Sharjah, Oman and Bahrain all finished on two medals each. The Bahrain shooting team is scheduled to return home today.
Meanwhile, Al Ahli Club volleyball team last night defeated Jordan’s Olympic Club 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-14) at Sharjah Ladies Club Gym to revive their podium chances.
It was the second straight win for Al Ahli, who started the tournament with a 1-3 defeat to Kuwait Girls Club, but hit back with a stunning 3-2 victory over defending champions Sharjah Ladies Club.
American professional Ruth Cay, along with local talents Hessa Al Isa, Najla Turab, Hajer Al Ansari, playmaker Marwa Shamsan and libero Fayza Sayyar guided Al Ahli to a deserving victory.
Al Ahli will now play their fourth match today against Yemen Ladies Club. The Bahrainis’ fifth match will be held on Sunday against Al Wasl of the UAE, while the concluding game for the Bahrainis is set for Monday when they face Oman’s Saham Club.

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