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Bahrain continues winning streak at Gulf Women’s Games

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Bahrain, which hosts the Gulf Cooperation Council Women’s Games, took all three places on the podium at the bowling tournament event on Monday, the Bahrain News Agency reported.


Noora Sultan, a former Arab champion, came first with 1,221 points, ahead of teammate Yasmine Akeel who scored 1,066, closely followed by Fatma Janahi who scored 1,049.


Sixteen players from four GCC countries - Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates - took part in the bowling.
Sunday saw javelin, discuss and shot-put competitions, with Bahrain gaining seven more medals in the disabled athletics category.


Bahraini athletes have so far shone at the Women’s Games. Latifa al-Shamri won gold in the javelin throw, with fellow teammate Zahra Abdulla in second place.


Bahraini Fatma Safar won the discus throw in the F35-54 disabled category, closely followed by Oman’s Shaikha bint Abdulla and Bahrain’s Iman Khalid.


Other gold-medal wins came from Bahrain’s Kaltham Jassim, Ola al-Dossary and Aisha Abdulla in the 57kg, 67kg and 74kg weightlifting, respectively.