Tuesday, 12 September 2017 08:19

Shwaiter’s Silver Medal - Asian Championship Closing

Diving champion ,Mohamed Shwaiter, won a silver medal for  platform 10 meters in the closing of the 9th  Asian Age Group Championship  held in  Tashkent.   This medal  raised Qatar’s total medals to three;  gold, silver and bronze. The championship witnessed fierce competitions between the participating countries which all have  great history in diving.

Mohamed Shwaiter  expressed his happiness for this victory  which resulted from  the provided support . 

Mr. Khaleel  Al-Jabir, president of Qatar Swimming Association,  praised this great achievement  which he considered a new start for the diving champions to develop skills, and to  be at the top  to participate in the international championships. Mr. Al-Jabir added that  they worked to qualify the sportsmen for the coming competitions and achievements , and they were ready to compete. He wished for more achievements in swimming or diving to uphold Qatar’s name high.

Mr. Talal   Al Darwish , Secretary General of the Qatar Swimming Association, expressed his pride of the victory which he attributed to the effort of both technical and administrative bodies and the divers too. He praised  the plan of the association to develop and enhance the sportsmen’s skills, and to the support of the Qatar Olympic Committee. He wished for more success in the forthcoming  competitions. He dedicated the victory to the Qatari people. 

Mr. Abdul Aziz Al-Janahi,  Head of Diving Body, said that this achievement was due to the   excessive trainings during the past period in which   Shwaiter , and  Belghith  had been prepared to compete in this major Championship. He thanked the Qatar Swimming Association and the Qatar Olympic Committee for their support provided to the diving body.