UncategorisedShaikha Hayat hails Fatima shot put gold medal victory

September 11, 20190

?Bahrain Table Tennis Association president, Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) board member and women’s sport committee chairwoman Shaikha Hayat bint Abdulaziz Al Khalifa commended the achievement of Bahraini athlete Fatima Abdulrazzaq on winning Bahrain’s gold medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Fatima clinched first place in the shot put competition (F-53) with a record throw of 4.76 metres, as Shaikha Hayat sent her congratulations to the kingdom’s leadership on this occasion.
Shaikha Hayat admired the performance and high spirit of the Bahraini athlete during the competition, resulting in this first-ever gold medal for Bahrain in the history of the Paralympic Games.
She said the victory came as a result of the continued support of sports authorities in Bahrain, headed by His Majesty the King representative for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Chairman, and BOC President Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
Shaikha Hayat also noted the support of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women, to women’s athletes and sports, which played a major part in the achievement.

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