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Saudi Arabia Clinches GCC Crown
Published in Saudi Press Agency on 17 - 04 - 2005

Saudi Arabia claimed the title of the GCC Athletics Championships on the final day in seniors section topping with 23 medals (10 gold, 7 silver and 6 bronze) and setting a new GCC record in high jump at Manama Stadium in Bahrain on Friday.
However, Saudi juniors came second, bagging 19 medals - 5 gold , 6 silver and 8 bronze - while host Bahrain won the overall title, bagging 11 medals (7 gold, 3 silver and a bronze).
Kuwait collected 12 medals to seal the third place.
Saudi seniors kept the title of the GCC (The Arab Gulf Cooperation Council) Athletics Championships which they won for the first time in Qatif in Saudi Arabia in 2003. Qatar finished with 21 medals - 10 gold, 7 silver and 4 bronze - while Kuwait collected 7 medals (2 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze).
Omer Masrahi registered a new GCC record in high jump clearing 2.19 m to snatch the first gold on the last day from Qatari jumpers.
Hamed Al-Bishi clinched the second gold for Saudi Arabia as he won the 200m, clocking 21.16 seconds.
In 4x100m relay, the Saudi quartet of Hamed Al-Bishi, Mohammed Al-Salihi, Wael Bo-Jlass and Hamdan Al-Bishi romped home to win the gold too.
Saudi seniors won four bronze medals - Baker Burikan (1500m), Hamdan Mobarak (hammer throw, 59.19 m), Hadi Sau an (200m) and Mohammed Al-Khwilidi (long jump).
In juniors section, Saudi athletes clinched two gold medals through Mohammed Ali Al-Bishi who won the 200m, clocking 21.39 seconds and Saad Mohammed Al-Bishi who emerged champion in octathlon.
Silver medals were also won by Saudi 4x100m relay team, Naser Mobarak (hammer throw) and Mobarak Jaser (long jump, 7.7m).
Saad Al-Subiai completed Saudi Arabia'ss medals tally by wining the bronze in 1500m.


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