Bin Fetais finishes the Olympiad in 24th place.. He explains: “I was the shooter, coach and administrator.” – Sports – Local


The shooter of the national shooting team, Saif Bin Fetais, ranked 24th in the final ranking table of skeet shooting, in the 32nd Summer Olympic Games, hosted by the Japanese capital, Tokyo, from July 23 to August 8, with the participation of 11,839 athletes, competing in 33 sports, with 339 competitions, in 48 sports facilities.

Bin Fetais scored 117 points from five rounds, divided over two days, while the American Vincent Hancock won the third gold in his career, after the golds in Beijing 2008 and London 2012. The Danish Jesper Hansen won silver in the competition, and Kuwaiti Abdullah Al-Rashidi won the bronze medal.

The skeet shooting competition witnessed the participation of five Arab shooters: Saif bin Fattis, Kuwaiti Abdullah Al-Rashidi and his compatriot Mansour Al-Rashidi, who ranked 16th, Egyptian shooter Azmi Muhaliba, 19th, and Saudi Saeed Al-Mutairi, 22nd, while Egyptian Mostafa Hamdi came 29th.

Saif bin Fetais said that his participation, his arrival at the Tokyo Olympics, and his preparation for the event, was not an easy matter, in light of the closure of most sports clubs and facilities, due to the conditions of the Corona virus (Covid-19), which affected everyone, and said that he “acted the role of coach, administrator and pitcher.” Throughout the last stage, as the period leading up to the Olympic Games witnessed great challenges in preparing and setting up camps and internal and external gatherings,” he thanked the National Olympic Committee, the General Sports Authority, and the Shooting Federation, for their support and efforts throughout the past period.

In judo competitions, Viktor Skritov lost his opening match in the under-73 kg round of 32, and Viktor Skritov’s opening match against his Swedish opponent Tommy Machias witnessed a sparring between the two sides of the match, as Victor advanced at the beginning, before the Swede Macias equalized seconds before the end of the match. The original match time, to decide the match in his favor, and qualify for the round of 16.

Al-Samahi: A new beginning for Al-Matrooshi

The head of the Swimming Federation, Sultan Al-Samahi, confirmed that the participation of swimmer Youssef Al-Matrooshi, in the Olympics, is a new beginning for the player looking for excellence in swimming, noting that the support that the federation found from the General Sports Authority and the Olympic Committee, was a motive to qualify the player, and approached the qualification number. Olympic in Egypt International Championship.

Al-Samahi said: “Today we celebrate the participation of national team swimmer Youssef Al-Matrooshi, and we know that it is not the end for the swimmer who is always looking for development and approaching records, as Youssef Al-Matrooshi has nearly 35 records registered in his name, which means that he is the best in the history of swimming. So far, with the numbers he has achieved, he is not more than 19 years old.”

The President of the Swimming Federation thanked the National Olympic Committee for its support of athletes in general in the Emirates, in order to reach the podiums and raise the flag of the state in international forums. His Highness, the President of the State, who allowed residents and newborns to participate in Emirati sports, which increased the base of participants in the Games, and will contribute in the future to the strength of the competition, and this will have an impact in the near future, and added, “We congratulate all the athletes participating in the Tokyo Olympics, this exceptional tournament. Which will allow a new group of Emirati athletes to be present in this international global forum.”

Al Matrooshi is running the 100m freestyle today

Today, Youssef Al-Matrooshi, swimmer of our national team, is running the 100-meter freestyle race in the Tokyo Olympic Games, which will be held at the Tokyo Aquatics Center, which hosts swimming, synchronized swimming and diving competitions. Tokyo.

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