Bahrain bag gold, two silver medals in West Asian table tennis
TDT | Manama
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Bahrain added to their medal tally yesterday at the West Asian Table Tennis Championships in Amman, Jordan, after winning a gold and two silver medals on the third day of competition. Bahrain’s under-19 men’s team bagged the gold medal in their age-group, while the under-11 and under-15 boys’ teams came away with the silver medals.
Yesterday’s haul added to the gold and bronze medal claimed by the under-19 women’s team and the senior men’s side on Thursday, bringing the overall total so far to five medals including two gold, two silver and one bronze.
The under-19 men’s squad claimed their title after defeating Saudi Arabia 3-1 in the final. The Bahrainis featured Salman Mohammed Abu Hamada, Ali Abbas Abdulwahab, Fadhel Abbas Ali and Sayed Hussain Hassan Majid.
Meanwhile, the under-11 team consisted of Hadi Hussain, Ali Yousef, Sayed Nasser Alawi and Hassan Ibrahim; while the under-15 squad featured Mohammed Nader, Majid Naji, Hussain Jaber and Majed Osama.
Bahrain Table Tennis Association president Shaikha Hayat bint Abdulaziz Al Khalifa congratulated the team on their success. Shaikha Hayat was present at the awarding of the medals for the winners.