UAE's sportswomen scoop six coloured medals in AWST

February 10, 2024 / 12:10 PM
Sharjah24: UAE sportswomen clinched three gold medals, two silver and a bronze in the inaugural karate competitions at the ongoing 7th edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST 2024) on Friday. The tournament saw an intense rivalry between nine clubs at XX.
In Kata Individual, Sheikha Al Yafei of UAE's Shabab Al-Ahli took home the gold medal. Syrian contender, Hadeel Maher from Nassib Sports Club was awarded the silver medal, while the bronze medals were claimed by Dalal Jasem of Kuwait's Al Fatat and Oren Amaj from Iraq's Peshmerga Club.

In the Kata Group, UAE's Shabab Al-Ahli won the gold medal. Kuwait's Al Fatat team secured the silver, and the bronze was awarded to Iraq's Peshmerga Club.

Salama Rida Sultan of Kuwait’s Al Fatat won the gold medal in Kumite under 50kg. The silver was earned by Houra Al Ajmi from Sharjah Women's Club, with the bronze medal going to Lujain Al Jefri of Saudi Al-Ittihad and Rahaf Walid Ibrahim from Syria's Nasib Club.

In Kumite under 55kg, the gold medal went to Mays Nasser from Syria's Nasib. The silver medal was claimed by Sama Sohail from Libya's Al-Ittihad, and the bronze medal was awarded to Al Yazia Khaled from Sharjah Women's Club and Renad Moath from Yemen's Balqis Club.

The Kumite under 61kg competition saw Sharjah Women's Club's Sara Hatem Al Ameri capturing the gold medal, with Hala Khaled bin Haider from Shabab Al-Ahli taking the silver. The bronze medal was secured by Asrar Issa Jasem from Kuwait's Al Fatat and Lotus Khaldoun from Syria's Nasib.

Natalie Azzam from Nasib, Syria, clinched the gold medal in the Kumite under 68kg competition. The silver was won by Lana Kamran of Iraq's Peshmerga Club, with the bronze medal going to her teammate Jarakhan Raza and Kholoud Yousef from Nasib.

At the conclusion of Friday's matches, the Syrian Nasib club emerged with the highest medal count, securing seven in total, including two golds, one silver, and four bronzes. Hot on their heels was UAE's Shabab Al-Ahli, boasting two golds and one silver, closely followed by Kuwait's Al Fatat, which claimed four medals: one gold, one silver, and two bronzes. Sharjah Women's Sports claimed the fourth spot with three medals: one gold, one silver, and one bronze. 

Meanwhile, the Saudi Al-Ittihad Club ranked fifth, earning two silver medals. Iraq's Peshmerga Club came in sixth, with a haul of four medals: one silver and three bronzes. The Libyan Al-Ittihad Club took seventh place with a silver medal, and the Yemeni Balqis Club was eighth, with one bronze medal. Meanwhile, the Omani Al-Raisi Club ended the competition without any medals.
February 10, 2024 / 12:10 PM

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