Al-Baha University is hosting today (Wednesday) the athletics championship for female students and the athletics championship for women with disabilities, organized by the Sports Federation of Saudi Universities in its third season for female students, and it will last for 4 days.
Haifa Al-Suwailem, Director of the Athletics Championship, explained that the championship competitions will witness the participation of 111 players representing 13 universities. Each of the competitions and with one team in each of the relay races.
In turn, the director of the Athletics Championship for Women with Disabilities, Lina Al-Ghamdi, indicated that 28 players representing 6 universities will participate in the tournament, for three categories of disability: lower mobility disability “wheelchair”, visual disability, and hearing disability. The competitions will include (wheelchair races, discus throw , shot put, and javelin throwing), indicating that the tournament will apply the international law of athletics and the amendments to the law of the International Paralympic Committee and the conditions of the athletics championship in the Sports Federation of Saudi Universities, and each team has the right to participate with a player to a maximum of 3 players in the track competition with the calculation of a better result Only two players.-
Yesterday (Tuesday) the technical meeting for the two tournaments was held, during which the eligibility for participation was approved, and the times of the competitions and the numbers of each player were determined.