KUWAIT: The Saudi fencing team finished third in the foil contest at the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Women’s Games in Kuwait on Tuesday.
The team was represented by Lin Al-Fawzan, Sarah Al-Salmi, Aseel Halawani and Nada Abed.
The team concludes its participation in the tournament on Wednesday with the participation of Fawzia Al-Dosari, Sheikha Al-Dosari, Hasna Al-Hammad and Ruba Al-Masri in the saber category.
The team will also participate in the epee competition, represented by Areej Abed, Nada Abed, Fawzia Al-Khibari and Mashael Al-Khayal.
The Saudi basketball team will play its third match of the tournament on Wednesday against Bahrain.
Two women’s bowling teams played in doubles competition, the first team being that of Mashael Al-Abdelwahed and Hadeel Tarmeen, and the second comprising Amani Al-Ghamdi and Ghada Nimir.
In total, 10 teams representing five countries — Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE, Oman and Kuwait — participated. The
two Saudi teams achieved
ninth and tenth positions respectively.
Points will continue to be accumulated on Wednesday during the team competitions, with the top eight qualifying for the Masters’ competition