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2023 World Combat Games: Prince Fahd bin Jalawi crowns Jujitsu winners, 11 medals go to Saudi Arabia

Vice President of the Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee (SOPC) and director of the 2023 World Combat Games Prince Fahd bin Jalawi crowned Tuesday Emirati Hamad Al Qubaisi with gold in the under-85 kg category at the conclusion of the first day of the Jujitsu competitions, held at the King Saud University Arena. Saudi Omar Nadda won the silver medal, and Canadian Nathan Dos Santos won the bronze medal.

In other categories in the Jujitsu competition, Emirati Omar Al Suwaidi won gold in the under-56 kg weight, German Denise Krahn won gold in the under-70 kg weight, Colombian Laura Castillo won gold in the over-70 kg weight, and Romanian Ramona Lixandru won gold in the under-52 kg weight, while the Slovenian duo won gold in the women’s doubles and the Montenegrin duo won the men’s doubles gold.

The Saudi teams have continued collecting medals in the tournament, raising the Kingdom’s tally to 27, after winning 11 medals today, including 10 medals (3 silver and 7 bronze) in the wrestling competitions, and one silver in jujitsu, won by Omar Nadda in the under 85 kg weight category.

In the wrestling competitions, Faisal Al-Dosari won a silver in the 67 kg weight, Hassan Barnawi won a silver in the 77 kg weight, Sanad Al-Subaie won a silver in the 87 kg weight, Saud Al-Subaie and Ahmed Barahma won a bronze in the 67 kg weight, Bandar Mohammad won a bronze in the 77 kg weight, Abdullah Al-Dosari won bronze in the 87 kg category, Rayan Hawsawi won a 60 kg bronze medal, Faisal Al-Amoudi won a 97 kg bronze medal, and Ghazi bin Bakr won a 130 kg bronze medal.

In the remaining wrestling competition results, Egypt won 3 gold medals, starting with Mustafa Alameddine in the 67 kg weight, Mohamed Jaber in the 97 kg weight, and Mohamed Abdellatif in the 130 kg weight, while the Moroccan Ismail Al-Tleibi won a gold in the 60 kg weight, Albanian Kevin Kobe won a gold in the 77 kg weight, and Algerian Bashir Sayyed Azarah won a gold medal in the 87 kg weight category.