Four Saudi Participations Tomorrow, Sunday, In Tokyo 2020

  • July 24, 2021

The Saudi rower Hussein Ali Reda qualified for the quarter-finals after finishing second in the men’s singles qualifiers with a time of 8:06.78 minutes in the race that took place today, Saturday, on the waters of (Sea Forest Waterway) at the competitions of the 32nd Summer Olympics in the Japanese capital, Tokyo.

Reda was late at the start of the race for the third-place finisher; However, in the final meters, he succeeded his opponent and won his qualification card for the quarter-finals as the first Saudi participant in rowing.

Tomorrow, Sunday, Reda will complete his participation in the tournament at 5:40 am, Kingdom time, along with players from Egypt, Indonesia, Norway, Italy and Greece.

Khadrawi exit

In table tennis, Ali Al-Khadhrawi got eliminated from the Olympic Games after losing in the singles qualifiers to his Czech counterpart Lubimar Jancaric, 4-0 (9-11/5-11/4-11/4-11) in the meeting that brought them together in the (Tokyo Metropolitan) hall. gymnasium) in Tokyo, in the presence of His Highness, President of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee, Head of the Saudi Mission, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, and His Deputy, Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed.

Intensive football preparation

The Saudi U-23 Olympic football team conducted, this evening, Saturday, its last training in preparation for its second match in the tournament against the German national team at 2:30 pm tomorrow, Sunday, at Yokoha International Stadium, as part of the Group D confrontations, which Brazil leads, on goal difference from Ivory Coast.

The session included training in small squares, manoeuvring in the middle of the field, shooting at the goal, and air contacts, before concluding with stretching exercises.

Al-Akhdar had lost its opening match in the tournament against Ivory Coast, with a goal for two. The training witnessed the participation of striker Firas Al-Buraikan, who joined the movement today, where he participated effectively, confirming his readiness to use him during tomorrow’s meeting.

Al-Mutairi and share the experience

In shooting, the Saudi shooting team player, Saeed Al-Mutairi, will start his participation in the tournament when he participates in the first qualification competitions for the men’s skeet competition at four in the morning tomorrow, Sunday, Kingdom time.

Al-Mutairi, who is participating in the Olympic Games for the fifth time, conducted today, Saturday, the official training for “Skeet Shooters” at the Asaka Shooting Range.

It is noteworthy that Al-Mutairi entered a preparatory camp in Qatar before arriving in Tokyo last week. Al Selim finishes preparing. In weightlifting, the Saudi weightlifting team player, Siraj Al-Salim, opens his participation in the weight (61 kg) competitions tomorrow at 9:50 am, Sunday, Kingdom time.

Al-Salim had finished preparing for the course in a boarding camp in Jeddah before flying to the Japanese capital, Tokyo.

Mazen Al Yassin has arrived

Today, Saturday, the player of the Saudi national athletics team, Mazen Al Yassin, arrived in Tokyo after completing his preparatory camp in Spain in preparation for his participation in the 400m race on the first of next August.