Qatar wins first gold at Asian Games 2018

Doha: Abdalelah Haroun has won Qatar’s first gold of Asian Games 2018 being held in Jakarta.

He won the 400m race in 44.89 seconds ahead of Indian Muhammed Anas Yahiya who took 45.69 to complete the race. Bahrain’s Ali Khamis took the bronze.

Fares Elbakh had won a silver yesterday in weightlifting. He set history by snatching the silver medal in the men’s 94kg class at the Asian Games today.

With this gold Qatar now has 3 medals – one gold, one silver and a bronze won by shooter Hamad Ali Al Marri.

Source: The Peninsula Online