Safiya Al Sayegh and Saif Mayouf crowned with gold

5 medals for the cycling team on the first day of the Arab Track Championship

Saif Mayouf and Ahmed Al-Mansoori during the victory celebration.

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Yesterday, the stars of the national cycling team won five colorful medals, two gold and three silver, on the first day of the Arab Track Championship, which will be held in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, at the International Cycling Track, and its competitions will continue until the ninth of this month.

The national team achieved remarkable results on the first day, equaling the number of medals with the Egyptian team, before completing the rest of the races.

Safia Al Sayegh won the first gold medal for the UAE in the 500 meters race, and then Saif Mayouf, the Salalah Tawaf champion, won the gold in the Scratch Race at the end of the first day, after he presented a strong race in which Ahmed Al Mansouri also won the silver medal, while the champion sponsored The rookie Huda Hussein, who won two silvers on the first day in the “Young Women” category, in the Scratch and 500-meter races for the young women.

Engineer Kholoud Al Dhaheri, a member of the Board of Directors of the Cycling Federation, confirmed in a press statement that she was pleased with the wonderful level presented by the team on the first day and the great development with regard to the level of girls, especially that the team is competing with ancient cycling teams such as Egypt, Algeria, Morocco and Saudi Arabia, and expected to achieve more achievements. Medals for the rest of the tournament.

The men's scratch race witnessed a strong and great competition between the teams, in the race in which 10 riders from Egypt, the UAE, Algeria, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Oman participated. Ahmed Al-Mansoori won the silver medal.

The 5 medals:

■ Safiya Al-Sayegh gold (500m race).

■ Gold Saif Mayouf (Scratch Race).

■ Silver Ahmed Al-Mansoori (Scratch Race).

■ Two silvers for Hoda Hussein (in the scratch and 500m races). 

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