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Kuwait’s cycling team wins first place in Arab tourney

CAIRO: Members of Kuwait’s team pose for a group picture.

CAIRO: Kuwait’s national cycling team won first place in the men’s competition during the fourth day of the Arab Championship in Cairo, Egypt. Meanwhile, Kuwait’s cyclist Jaafar Al-Ali won the gold medal in the men’s individuals’ event, held yesterday at the Egyptian capital.

Kuwait’s cyclists Latifa Al-Yaseen and Noura Al-Ameeri had won the silver and bronze medals in the women’s individuals’ competition the previous day during the same tournament. Earlier, Kuwait’s national women’s cycling team took first place in the time category during the tournament on Sunday.

The team’s win came after beating Egypt and the UAE whose teams finished second and third respectively. Kuwait is participating in the six-day tournament with teams in the men’s, women’s and juniors’ competitions in various categories.

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