UAE wins 3 medals on the opening day of the Arab Swimming Championships


The Arab Swimming Championships, which will be held at the Sports Center in Mohammed bin Zayed City in Abu Dhabi, kicked off today, Sunday, with the participation of 174 swimmers and female swimmers from 17 Arab countries, in the first official event organized by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council in cooperation with the Emirates Swimming Federation.

The first day of the tournament witnessed the UAE winning three medals, as Yousef Al Matroushi won the gold in the 100-meter butterfly race 16-18 years, and the Emirati swimmer Sarah Okasha won the silver medal in the 100-meter butterfly race 16-18 years, and the UAE team won the silver in the race 100m relay stage 16-18 years.

The first day also witnessed the crowning of the Tunisian Olympic swimmer Ahmed Al-Hafnawi, the gold medalist of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, with the gold of 1500 meters during the morning period, amid an intense presence of the members of the International Federation, who attended to watch the final preparations and preparations for the capital Abu Dhabi to host the Abu Dhabi World Aquatics Festival.

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