He broke the 100 and 200 metres

Al Matrooshi crosses the 50-second barrier in the 100 meters freestyle

Yousef Al Matrooshi and Salem Ghaleb were found at the start of the 200m freestyle.

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Al Wasl Club and National Team swimmer, Yousef Al Matrooshi, continued to break local records, as he succeeded in breaking two new records in the 100 and 200 meters freestyle races, becoming the first swimmer in the history of the UAE to cross the 50-second barrier in the 100 meters freestyle, and also broke his previous record in The 200-meter freestyle race, after he set a new record by breaking the 1:50 mark, in the race that was held in the IBEX Open Swimming Championships at Hamdan Sports Complex.

Al Matrooshi's participation with the national team came in preparation for the Arab Swimming Championship, which is scheduled to be held in Abu Dhabi from October 24 to 27, at the Mohammed bin Zayed City swimming pool in Abu Dhabi, and will witness the participation of 320 swimmers from 17 Arab countries.

Al-Matrooshi told "Emirates Today": "I am very happy to break these two numbers, and I seek to continue the daily training at Al Wasl Club and the weekly gathering in Abu Dhabi with the national team, and I look forward to more in the coming period, and I hope to succeed in the next Arab championship and also in the World Championship, I have been following a continuous preparation program since my return from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.”

Al Matrooshi achieved 49.5 seconds in the 100 meters freestyle, while he also broke the 100 meters freestyle record with 1.49.7 minutes, to write two new records in his wonderful swimming career. The championship witnessed the brilliance of Salem Ghaleb from Al Wasl Club, Ahmed Al Marzouqi and Sarah Okasha from the Abu Dhabi Swimming Program Also Mira and Mahra from Al Wasl Club, all of whom are in the national team.

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