HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad hails Taekwondo champions’ achievements

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Manama, Feb. 12 (BNA): Bahraini Taekwondo fighters succeeded in accomplishing great results at the Fujairah International Championship for teams and clubs, organised by the UAE Taekwondo Federation. 


During the two-day competition which concluded on February 8, Abdullah Taha Al Hedi of the Emperor Taekwondo Academy team bagged the gold medal at the 61kg category, while his compatriot Nouf Hassan Mohammed of Al Doy International Sports and Martial Arts Centre took home the bronze medal at the 51kg section. Both achievements were made in the juniors' class.


On this occasion, HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, Chairman of the General Sports Authority and President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee, praised achievements which confirm their results in the Arab Cup.


"We are proud of our heroes' efforts in various tournaments, which reflect their high abilities and their keenness to honour the Kingdom of Bahrain.", he said

 For his part, HH Shaikh Salman bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Vice Chairman of the General Sports Authority hailed the results which represent  the fruit of both champions’ efforts and dedication.