Tunisia-ALSHARQIYA June 18 : The Iraqi team snatched the gold medal in the women's 100-meter race at the Arab Athletics Championships, currently being held in Tunisia. Iraqi runner Dana Hussein snatched the gold medal with a time of 11.23 seconds, breaking the Iraqi record. Dana Hussein raised the Iraqi national team's medals to 3 gold and 2 bronze in the Arab Championship.
It is noteworthy that the Iraqi national team won the gold and bronze in the men's 400 meters race. The gold medal was won by Taha Hussein, with a time of 46.28 seconds, to finish first.
His compatriot, Mohamed Abdel Reda, came in third place, to get the bronze medal. The Iraqi national athletics team won two gold and one bronze medals at the opening of the Arab Athletics Championships, which opened its competitions today, Wednesday, at Rades Stadium in Tunis.
The Iraqi Hussein Falah grabbed the gold medal in the high jump, and the player jumped the crossbar at a height of 2.19 m.
Hussein Falah advanced over his Qatari rival Hamdi Issa, and won the gold in the race, to open the medals table for the Iraqi team.
Iraq's Asia Aziz also snatched bronze in the women's javelin throw. Asia Aziz Al-Rameh threw a distance of 35.36m to take third place, after the Tunisian player who won first place, while an Egyptian player ranked second. Iraq's balance became two gold and one bronze medals on the first day of the tournament.