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Arab Cross Country Championships: Bahraini athletes bag double gold

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Mon, 07 Jan 2019


BAHRAIN won both the men’s and women’s team titles in the 23rd Arab Cross Country Championships in Jordan.

Bahrain’s Albert Rob and John Koech finished first and second respectively in the men’s race while Winfred Mutile Yav and Ponito Idao Robeto were second and third respectively in the women’s event.

Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, first deputy chairman of Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, president of West Asian Athletics Federation and president of Bahrain Athletics Association, congratulated the team members on their latest triumphs.

“Bahraini athletes continue achieving remarkable results in regional, intercontinental and international championships. Bahraini athletes have overcome many challenges in order to promote the Kingdom in international sports,” said Shaikh Khalid.

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