17 historic medals for the UAE in the Arab Swimming Championships
The UAE swimming achieved a historic number for the first time in the history of its participation in the Arab swimming championships, after it achieved 17 colored medals in the Arab Swimming Championship for age groups, which was held over 4 days in Abu Dhabi, with the participation of 17 Arab countries in a gathering that is the first of its kind after a two-year hiatus due to the Corona pandemic. The UAE also ranked third in the Arab world in the 16-18 year category.
The UAE succeeded in winning 6 gold medals, 4 medals for swimmer Yousef Al Matrooshi, a gold for Sarah Okasha, in addition to a gold relay 4 in 50 meters medley, and the UAE succeeded in achieving 6 silver and 5 bronze medals, bringing the total to 17 colored medals.
In the 16-18-year-old girls category, Morocco won first place, Lebanon came second, and Syria ranked third. As for the 14-15-year-old boys category, Egypt won first place, Qatar ranked second, Morocco ranked third, Egypt won the 14-15 girls category, and Tunisia came in Second place and Morocco in third place.
As for the category of 19 years and older boys, Algeria succeeded in winning first place, Tunisia and Jordan came in second place with the same number of medals. As for the category of girls 19 years and older, Morocco succeeded in winning first place and Bahrain came in second.
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