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MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 14/05/2014
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(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Omani women claimed a silver and two bronze medals at the ongoing GCC Bowling Championships in Manama, Bahrain on Monday.

Oman's Shakila al Esry claimed a bronze in the women's masters category along with UAE's Sara Thabet, which was won by the hosts' Noora Sultan. Nadia al Awadhi, also from Bahrain, took the silver medal.

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Shakila al Eisry

This is the first time that women are competing along with men in the GCC championships.

Shakila's good form also guided Oman to a silver medal in the team event as she scored 951, the highest points, in the team's total of 3209. Shahrazad al Maskary (884), Siham al Abri (858) and Laila al Harthy (516) were the other members of the team, coached by Nasser al Hattali.

Bahrain took the top honours with a total of 4272 while UAE settled for bronze (2029).

In the overall category, the hosts expectedly won the title while UAE took silver and Oman came third.

Meanwhile, in the men's event, Oman bowlers finished in the bottom half of the trio, doubles and team categories.

In the team category, Saudi Arabia won the title with 6260 points and was followed by UAE (6252) and Bahrain (5940) while Oman finished at the bottom (5183). The six-member team comprised Hassan al Kharusi, Mohammed al Hashmi, Khalid al Alawi, Abdullah al Sulaimani, Mahmood al Hadidi and Moosa al Maimani.

In the trio category, Oman's team of Maimani, Kharusi and Hashmi came ninth (2992) out of 12 competing teams. Saudi's trio won with a score of 3588.

In the doubles, Oman's duo of Maimani and Kharusi finished tenth out of 18 teams. Kuwait won the top honours.

Sheikh Mohammed al Shanfari, head of Oman delegation and a member of the Oman Bowling Committee, congratulated the women and said 'it was a proud moment to win a silver in the inaugural event of the GCC women's event'.


 






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