Bahrain wins GCC Women’s Sports Championships

The team took home 77 medals including 36 gold

Bahrain wins GCC Women’s Sports Championships

Bahrain has won the sixth edition of the GCC Women’s Sports Championships in Kuwait.

It was the third time Bahraini sportswomen have claimed the title since the tournament launched in 2008.

The Kingdom took home 77 medals in total, 36 gold, 28 silver and 13 bronze, with the United Arab Emirates coming in second, and Kuwait in third place.

The UAE bagged 54 medals, 22 gold, 14 silver and 18 bronze, while Kuwait earned 50 medals, 17 gold, 10 silver and 23 bronze.

Sports including athletics, volleyball, football, taekwondo, and bowling were including in this year’s edition of the championships.

The championship finished in Kuwait on Wednesday (October 30).

Last month, Bahraini sprinter Salwa Eid Naser was nominated for the Female World Athlete of the Year title after winning the 400m world title.

If you’re feeling inspired by the team’s triumph, why not check out our guide to the top ten gyms to try out in Bahrain.

You can keep up to date with all the latest sports news in Bahrain on our sports & wellbeing channel here.

Be the first to get all the latest Bahrain news, reviews and deals into your inbox by signing up to our free newsletter, click here to sign up.

More from Sport

It’s the first time the races will be held in the Kingdom

Bahrain needs to qualify for the 2021 Asian Basketball Cup

A star-studded awards ceremony was held for the 11th annual event

The team beat Saudi Arabia 1-0 last night

There’s more than BHD400 in prizes up for grabs

Thousands of runners will be taking part

Newsletters

Follow us