Qatar bags gold in World Parachuting Championships quadruple event

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The Qatari parachute jump team, affiliated to Qatar Air Sports Committee in the Joint Special Forces, won the gold medal in quadruple entanglement competition in the Parachute Jump World Championships, hosted by Russia until August 21
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The Qatari parachute jump team has delivered sterling performance in a top tournament in Russia.

The Qatari parachute jump team, affiliated to the Qatar Air Sports Committee in the Joint Special Forces, won the gold medal in the quadruple entanglement competition in the Parachute Jump World Championships, hosted by Russia in the Tanai region until August 21, with the participation of 30 countries.

The Qatar Quadruple Interlocking Team achieved first place with 151 points, through Abdullah Hani, Saeed Al Kuwari, Hassan Al Malki, Ali Al Marri and Saleh Al Kuwari.

All eight rounds of the competition were carried out yesterday (August 18), after it was scheduled to take place over the next two days, due to the expected bad weather today.

The Russian team won the silver medal and came in second place with 147 points, while the bronze medal was won by the Belarusian team in third place with 135 points.

Qatar also won the silver medal in the duo suncchel competition, where the Qatar team ‘Sconshell A’ came in second place with 220 points.

Major General Commander of the Joint Special Forces and Chairman of the Qatar Air Sports Committee, Hamad bin Abdullah Al Fetais Al Marri, said in press statement that he dedicates this achievement to the wise leadership and the Qatari people.

[Pics courtesy QNA]

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