West Asian Paralympic Games
The Omani Paralympic Committee participated in the West Asian Paralympic Games, where the Sultanate was represented by three national teams (athletics, wheelchair basketball and goal ball for the blind) hosted by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan during the period from 15-22 September 2019.
(7) gold medals:
The athletics team, with the support of Eshraqa from Khimji Ramdas, the exclusive supporter of athletics teams, and Oman Air, the logistical supporter, participates in this participation, as our national athletics team achieved 19 medals, as follows: For the gold medals, the team achieved 7 medals, which are 3 medals for the player The team Taha Al Harrasi in the 100-meter sprint, in the 200-meter sprint, and in the long jump. Our national team player, Muhammad Al-Qasimi, won two gold medals, including the shot put gold for the f32 category after achieving a distance of 7.05 meters, and the mace gold, and Qusay Al-Rawahi achieved two gold medals by achieving the long jump medal. for the T12 category, after achieving a 5.51-meter jump, and a 100-meter sprint medal.
(6) Silver medals:
While the national athletics team achieved 6 silver medals: The national team, Saqr Al Qasimi, won 3 silver medals, the first in the 200-meter race, after cutting the race in a time of 25.51 seconds, the second silver in the long jump after achieving a distance of 3.44, in the T11 category, and the third silver In the 100-meter sprint, our national team player, Talib Al Balushi, won two silver medals in the shot put race for the f56 category, and in the discus race in his category.
6 bronze medals
The national team players also won six bronze medals, as follows: Fawzi Al-Hubaishi won a bronze medal in javelin throwing, and Ahmed Al-Noubi won bronze in javelin throwing for the T11 category, after achieving a throw of 8.08 meters, and Imad Al-Haji won two bronze medals, the first of which was in the 800 meters race. A sprint when he cut the distance in a time of 2.19.75 minutes, and bronze in the 200-meter sprint after he cut the distance in a time of 25.23 seconds for the T12 category. Our national team player, Muhammad Al Qasimi, won bronze in the discus throw in his class, and the player Sheikha Al Hammadieh won bronze in the shot put.
Wheelchair basketball team:
As for the national wheelchair basketball team, it performed well to compete with the Kuwaiti team for the third prize, but the latter’s experience and high preparation for the tournament were enough to tip his hand so that our team would get the fourth place.
goal soccer team
Our national football team was satisfied with the fifth place, as this participation provided the players with opportunities to engage with strong teams through which he gained experience and invested in developing the team’s capabilities.