KUWAIT — Saudi teams on Thursday continued to win gold medals in the 3rd GCC Games underway in Kuwait.
In Tennis, Ammar Al-Haqbani and Saud Al-Haqbani won the gold in the doubles competition, after beating Qatar 7-5, 6-4 in two straight sets at Jaber Al-Abdullah International Tennis Complex.
Fellow Saudis Abdullah Al-Faraj and Omar Ahmed won the bronze medal after defeating the Kuwaiti duo Ali Al-Shatti and Abdul Hamid Mubarak 6-3, 6-4.
In tennis singles, Saud Al-Haqbani won the bronze by defeating Qatari Rashid Nawaf in two clean sets (6-4, 6-1).
In the electronic competitions, the Saudi team concluded its participation in the in the LEAGUE of LEGENDS tournament by grabbing the gold. The team comprised Nawaf Al-Khuwaiter, Ajwad Wazzan, Maan Arshad, Abdulaziz Al-Mubarak, Nawaf Al-Salem and Mishaal Al-Barrak.
Table tennis duo Abdulaziz Bushalibi and Ali Al-Khadrawi won the silver in the doubles competition, after losing the final match to Kuwait’s Marzouq Al-Rashidi and Ibrahim Al-Hassan 3-2.
In the table singles competition, Abdulaziz Bushlibi won the silver after losing to Kuwait’s Ibrahim Al-Hassan 4-1, and his teammate Ali Al-Khadrawi won the bronze by defeating Khaled Al-Sharif 4-0.
The Saudi ice hockey team won the silver after beating Kuwait 7-5 in a meeting that brought them together at the Kuwait Winter Games Club.
In handball, the Saudi team tied with Kuwait in its second match in the games with a score of 26-26, while the Saudi women’s padel team lost 3-0 to Bahrain while their male counterparts lost to Qatar with a similar score.
The GCC Games will continue in Kuwait until the end of May. — SPA