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Saudi Arabia increases its yield from “Islamic Solidarity” medals


Green hand to the semi-finals… and the weightlifter Al Selim reaps 3 silvers

The competitions of the Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya, Turkey, witnessed the lifter Siraj Al Salim winning 3 silvers.

The weightlifter Al Saleem won the three medals in the 61-kg weight category, amid a great interaction from the audience and followers, after the great achievement of the Saudi champion in the tournament.

Saudi weightlifter Nawaf Al Mazeedi came fourth in the snatching competition, weighing 67 kg, in the Islamic Solidarity Games, sixth place in the netter competitions, and seventh overall.

Al Salim celebrates his three medals (Saudi Olympic Committee)

The Saudi handball team qualified for the semi-finals of the current edition of the Islamic Solidarity Games, after drawing 27-27 against its Qatari counterpart during the match that brought them together yesterday evening (Friday).

The Saudi team came at the fore in its first group, which includes neighboring Morocco and Qatar, after beating Morocco 29-25 and drawing with Qatar 27-27. Today, it will meet its Turkish counterpart in the semi-finals at three o’clock in the afternoon.

The player of the Saudi Taekwondo team, Ahmed Al-Mawlid, left the competitions -74 kg – after losing to the Lebanese Marc Zenon in two rounds against a round in the Islamic Solidarity Games.

Within the Romanian wrestling competitions, Saudi wrestler Misfir Al-Subaie finished his participation in the 63-kg weight category after losing to Azerbaijani Muhammedov Tal in the Fifth Islamic Solidarity Games.

The Saudi mission raised the number of its medals in the Islamic Solidarity Games to 15, with one gold achieved by the Saudi weightlifter, Mansour Al Saleem, in the snatch gold in the 55 kg weightlifting competitions, 10 silver and 4 bronze.