Qatar’s para athletes return to a rousing welcome
September 22 2019 11:44 PM
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Qatar’s West Asian Para Games contingent pose after their arrival in Doha yesterday.

The Qatari goalball team claimed the gold medal at the 2019 West Asian Para Games after beating Iraq 9-7 in the final held on Saturday. The 2019 edition of the games was held in Amman, Jordan brought together athletes from 12 nations including; Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iraq, Oman, Palestine, Yemen, UAE, Bahrain and hosts Jordan.
Qatar’s goalball squad consisted of Mohamed Hamam, Hassam al-Kohaji, Abbad al-Shemali, Abdullah Bo Falasa, Abdulhadi al-Mari and Mohamed al-Kahalout. Qatar’s Sarah Masoud also claimed the gold medal of women’s Shot Putt event. Qatar’s Chef de Mission Khalid al-Sheabi congratulated the players on their achievement.



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