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Posted On: 14 February 2021 09:00 pm
Updated On: 14 February 2021 11:55 pm

Qatari runner qualifies for the Tokyo Olympics 2020

Vrinda Abilash
Vrinda Abilash
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Qatari athlete Musab Adam officially qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 2020, in the 1500-meter race, after achieving a time of 3.32.41 minutes during the qualifying race that was held today in cooperation with the Qatar Athletics Federation, Aspire Academy.

The Summer Olympic Games will be held in Tokyo from July 30 to August 8 this year.

And participated in the qualifying race today from the distance team all of the runners: Musab Adam, Jamal Hayran, Ismail Noureddine, and Abdul Rahman Hassan, and Musab succeeded in finishing the race at the top to successfully achieve the required qualification number.

Musab Adam joined the list of "Al-Adaam" champions who had previously qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, namely Moataz Barshim in the high jump, Abdel Rahman Samba in the 400-meter hurdles race, Ashraf Al Saifi in the hammer toppling, and Abu Bakr Haidar in the 800-meter race.

Musab Adam is one of the distinguished runners, and he has already achieved many achievements, including two golds in the Asian Youth Championships for the 3,000-meter steeplechase, and the 5,000-meter race hosted by China in Taipei in 2014, and the bronze in the Asian Men's and Women's Championships in the 1500-meter sprint that Qatar hosted 2019, in addition to his participation in many cross-country races and achieving outstanding results.

Musab won the gold medal in the Gulf Racing Championship in the 3,000 meters competition in Doha in 2014, and the bronze of the Gulf Youth Cross Country Championship in the same year.

He also won the bronze in the Asian Cross Country Championship for youth in 2014 in Japan, the gold in the Gulf Cross Country Championship in Kuwait in 2015, and the individual gold medal in the same championship.

Musab also won the gold medal in the Asian Cross Country Championships for teams in Vietnam in 2015, and bronze in the 4400-meter race in the West Asian Championship in Saudi Arabia in 2015.

On the other hand, a number of Qatari runners qualified for the World Youth Championship, which will be hosted by the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, during the period from 17 to 22 August, through the qualifying tests that were held at the Khalifa stadium as well, and they are: Saeed Al-Absi and Hamad Al-Abdullah in the 110-meter hurdles race And Khaled Mohamed Zakaria in the 100 meters race.

There will be another race on February 23 at Khalifa Sub-Stadium to qualify more Qatari runners to participate in the World Youth Championship.

Source: QNA, Qatar Olympic (Twitter)