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Al Busaiteen emerges as track-and-field champ.

Manama, Mar. 15 (BNA): Al Busaiteen club has attracted the limelight by overtaking Al Riffa club and winning the first position in the adults competitions and securing the title of the track-and-field athletics championship.

Organized by Association Athletics Association (BAA), the tourney took place at Bahrain National Stadium wherein Al Busaiteen has won 14 assorted medals, including 8 golden, two silvery and four bronze medals. Meanwhile the second runner, Al Riffa club, won 17 assorted medals, including 7 golden, six silvery and four bronze medals amidst fierce competitions between the two rival teams in the various stages of the400-metre, 100-metre, 200-metre, 800-metre hurdles and threesome tournament as well as in the 1500-metre, 110-metre hurdles and in the discus-throwing.

Meanwhile, Al Riffa has won the juniors championship's title in the overall ranking after winning six assorted medals, including four golden and two silvers leaving Al Busaiteen behind its trails in the second place after obtaining nine medals, including three golden, five silvery and one bronze.


BNA 1038 GMT 2016/03/15

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Date:Mar 15, 2016
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