Saturday, 09 September 2017 09:00

A Golden Start for Qatari Divers in Asian Age Group Championship

Abdulaziz Belghith, divining champion, won  the gold medal in the 1m springboard  within the first day of  the 9th  Asian Age Group Championship held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, which will last till 12th  September, 2017.

During the previous championship which was held in Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, 2015,  Abdulaziz  and Mohamed Shwaiter  had won the silver medal in synchronized 10 meter platform diving. They had also won the bronze medal in the synchronized 3 meter  springboard  diving.

It worth mentioning that, since arriving yesterday, the Qatari  team continues training to prepare for the competitions. Accompanying the team, Mr. Abdulaziz Al Jenahi , Head of Diving and member of Asian Diving Referees Committee, has  attended the technical meeting held yesterday at the championship headquarter.

Mr. Khaleel  Al-Jabir,  President of Qatar Swimming Association, was eager to encourage the divers, and keep in touch with them from the moment they reached Tashkent.

Mr. Al-Jabir declared that Abdulaziz Belghith’s gold medal is the result of developing the diver’s performance and skills. Though the strong competition of the Asian championship, Qatar could win the gold medal. He wishes al the best for Abdulaziz Belghith, Mohamed Shwaiter, and the Qatari champions.