23.5 C
Doha
Thursday, February 25, 2021

Qatari runner sprints his way into Tokyo Olympics 2020

-

The Tokyo Olympics in 2020 will feature a Qatari athlete. 

Qatari athlete Musab Adam solidified his appearance at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics for the 1500-meter race, after winning the qualifying race at Aspire Academy on Sunday.

The Aspire Academy graduate achieved a time of 3 minutes, 32 seconds and 41 milliseconds (3.32.41). Adam sprinted against Jamal Hayran, Ismail Noureddine, and Abdul Rahman Hassan.

The Summer Olympics will be held in Tokyo from July 30 to August 8 2021. 

Musab Adam is the latest athlete to join the ‘Al Adaam’ team for Tokyo, along with gold-medallist Mutaz Barshim, Abdel Rahman Samba in the 400-meter hurdles race, Ashraf Al Saifi in the hammer toppling, and Abu Bakr Haidar in the 800-meter race.

Adam had previously won two gold medals at the Asian Youth Championships for the 3,000-meter steeplechase, and the 5,000-meter race hosted by China in Taipei in 2014.

He also won the bronze in the Asian Men’s and Women’s Championships in the 1500-meter sprint that Qatar hosted 2019.


Follow Doha News on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Youtube

Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Related Articles

- Advertisment -

Most Read

Vaccine Passport?: Where you can travel if you’ve been vaccinated

0
Have you been vaccinated against COVID-19? Here are some destinations that don't require you to quarantine! Qatar's health authorities on Thursday confirmed residents that have...

Subscribe to Doha News below!

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.