Sportswomen belonging to the Sharjah Women’s Sports Club, a branch of the Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS), have won 25 medals in local as well as in international tournaments, last April, in six sports categories/ fields.
Adding to the 16 medals they earned last March, the athletes won seven gold, nine silver and nine bronze medals in basketball, volleyball, table tennis, fencing, shooting, and karate.
Nada Askar Al Naqbi, General Director of SWS, stated that the accomplishments and the extra nine medals that the emirate won this month underlines the extraordinary endeavors of the athletes and the club’s commitment in preparing and training them, allowing them to secure reputable accomplishments in local and international tournaments.
In basketball, the club’s junior team won a bronze medal at the Mother of the Nation Championship, and a bronze medal at the Basketball Women’s League. The under 14 team won one gold and one bronze medal in the Basketball Federation 3×3 Tournament.
The club’s senior team secured a silver medal in the Volleyball Women’s League; whereas the junior team took home a bronze medal from the same event.
In shooting, Wafa Khamis won a bronze medal (individual) at the World Championship in China, while Suhaila Al Beloushi secured silver (dual) in the Al Thaid Shooting Olympic Championship. Marwa Jawhar took home a silver medal (dual) and a bronze (individual), while Ghaya Shohail bagged gold in the air gun 10 meters (junior) event.
In fencing, the athletes obtained four colored medals in local competitions. For table tennis, the sportswomen received silver and bronze medals in the Fatima Bint Mubarak Women’s Cup under 18; additionally a silver and a bronze medal in the under 12 (individual) event. In the Emirates Table Tennis League, the senior athletes won a silver medal, while the junior players bagged gold.
In karate competitions, Hawra Al Ajami, Maryam Mansour and Rawyah Abdulhaq bagged gold medals for the kumite senior team.
They won the gold and bronze medals in the women’s kata category. They also received a silver medal in the kata junior category. The kumite juniors’ team too secured silver and bronze medals.