Mirza and his companions raise the yield to 9 medals

"Arab gold" decorates "Emirati bikes"

The national cycling team won gold medals.

From the source

The cycling team, led by Youssef Mirza, won the gold medal in the team time trial in the Arab Combined Cycling Championship, for the first time in years, after winning yesterday the race that was held in Kalba for a distance of 60 kilometers, with strong competition from Algeria, Iraq and Bahrain, bringing the total number of Arab medals in the The tournament was divided into nine (six gold and three silver) with the conclusion of the second day of competition during the combined championship with the participation of 17 Arab countries.

The second day of the championship began with a race against the clock for junior teams, and the Saudi team won the gold medal, Algeria finished runner-up, Iraq ranked third, and the UAE team came fourth, then the adult race began with the participation of Youssef Mirza, Ahmed Al-Mansouri, Jaber Al-Mansouri, and Saif Mayouf, and succeeded The quartet clinched the gold medal, 40 seconds ahead of the Algerian team.

Mansour Bu Osaiba, President of the Cycling Federation, expressed his happiness with the first medal for the adult team, especially as it came after a great effort. He told Emirates Today: “The race was very strong, especially with the high temperature and difficulty in the first 25 kilometers, but the UAE youth succeeded. In achieving the Arab medal, which has been absent from the national team for years, after a strong competition with the Algerian national team.

Today, singles competitions will be held for young women, females, and females under 23 years old, individual time trials for youth, and individual time trials for men under 23 years of age, in addition to individual time trials for people of determination.


A second time in which the national cycling team outperformed its Algerian counterpart in the adult race.

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