Al-Hajri and Al-Awadhi win first gold medals at West Asian Games

    12/05/05

    2005 West Asian Games

    Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar

    The 3rd West Asian Games will be held from December 1 through 10, 2005 in Doha, Qatar. More than 1,400 athletes from 13 countries across West Asia will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in eleven sports including tenpin bowling.

    39 men from seven countries will determine the champions on dual lane condition in Singles, Doubles, Trios, Team and Masters, while the 19 women of four countries compete in Singles and Doubles only.

    Saeed Al-Hajri of Qatar and Nadia Al-Awadhi, Bahrain, started the WAG at with victory in the men's and women's Singles.

    Saeed_Al-Hajri_2898.jpg Al-Hajri, who hasn't bowled for a year, celebrated a great come back and took the men's gold with 1361, six-game total. The former international, who won the bronze medal in Trios at the 1999 World (with Ahmed Shaheen and Bandar Al-Shafi) roller coasted his way to the title with games of 248, 168, 279, 192, 259 and 215. Al-Hajri's teammates finished third through sixth with Abdulla Al-Qattan taking the bronze medal.

    Nadia Aqeel.jpg Last month Al-Awadhi became the first Arab woman to reach a World Cup final as she finished in fifth place in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Despite finishing her series with 145 and 159 the Bahraini totaled 1091 pins to finish 95 pins ahead of the rest of the field.



    3rd West Asian Games - Men Singles (long oil)

    Players with position, six-game total and average

    1. Saeed Al-Hajri, QAT, 1361, 226,83
    2. Mahmood Al-Attar, 1346, 224,33
    3. Abdulla Al-Qattan, QAT, 1331, 221,83


    4. Mubarak Al-Muraikhi, QAT, 1307, 217,83
    5. Bandar Al-Shafi, QAT, 1306, 217,67
    6. Ahmed Shaheen, QAT, 1301, 216,83
    7. Shaker Al-Hassan, 1299, 216,50
    8. Rashed Al-Anazi, KSA, 1286, 214,33
    9. Fadhel Al-Mousawi, KUW, 1278, 213,00
    10. Badr Al-Shaikh, KSA, 1275, 212,50
    11. Yousif Falah, BHR, 1270, 211,67
    12. Nayef Al-Abadia, 1265, 210,83
    13. Mohammed Al-Rgeebah, KUW, 1261, 210,17
    14. Khalifa Al-Kunaisi, QAT, 1258, 209,67
    15. Hassan Al-Shaikh, KSA, 1254, 209,00
    16. Hussain Al-Suwaidi, 1228, 204,67
    17. Ahmed Rahimi, BHR, 1217, 202,83
    18. Sayed Al-Hashemi, 1213, 202,17
    19. Sultan Al-Marzouqi, 1212, 202,00
    20. Seyed Ibrahim-Oshani, IRN, 1196, 199,33
    21. Rakan Al-Ameeri, KUW, 1194, 199,00
    22. Fawas Abdulla, BHR, 1186, 197,67
    23. Mohammed Al-Najrani, KSA, 1175, 195,83
    24. Bassam Ghonaim, KSA, 1169, 194,83
    25. Khaled Al-Debayyan, KUW, 1159, 193,17
    26. Osama Khalfan, BHR, 1155, 192,50
    27. Taisier Nazmei, SYR, 1140, 190,00
    28. Makan Maajedi, IRN, 1097, 182,83
    29. Basel Al-Anzi, KUW, 1093, 182,17
    30. Talal Al-Towereb, KSA, 1092, 182,00
    31. Majid Maleki, IRN, 1086, 181,00
    32. Mohammed Al-Jahromi, BHR, 1052, 175,33
    33. Kambiz Kiyani, IRN, 1047, 174,50
    34. Zolfali Pour Ebrahim, IRN, 1026, 171,00
    35. Mohammed Al-Shawoosh, BHR, 1025, 170,83
    36. Sayed Hamid Azizlioh, IRN, 1019, 169,83
    37. Hussain Mohammed, KUW, 987, 164,50
    38. Basher Kalaji, SYR, 964, 160,67
    39. Raaid Kalaji, SYR, 769, 128,17


    3rd West Asian Games - Women Singles (long oil)

    Players with position, six-game total and average

    1. Nadia Al-Awadhi, BHR, 1091, 181,83
    2. Hind Al-Hammdi, 996, 166,00
    3. Nora Al-Roudan, KUW, 969, 161,50


    4. Mariam Habib, BHR, 952, 158,67
    5. Noora Sultan, BHR, 937, 156,17
    6. Yasmin Al-Awadhi, BHR, 931, 155,17
    7. May Abduljabar, IRQ, 925, 154,17
    8. Rahma Al-Sharqi, 923, 153,83
    9. Marjan Habib, BHR, 919, 153,17
    10. Asma Abbas, IRQ, 907, 151,17
    11. Bashaer Rashed, KUW, 906, 151,00
    12. Jumana George, IRQ, 894, 149,00
    13. Fatima Al-Quaseer, BHR, 893, 148,83
    14. Fatemah Mohammad, KUW, 891, 148,50
    15. Faarah Al-Mulla, KUW, 857, 142,83
    16. Shatha Fatouhi, IRQ, 842, 140,33
    17. Moneirah Al-Faraj, KUW, 837, 139,50
    18. Suha Mirza, IRQ, 792, 132,00
    19. Shaika Al-Hindi, KUW, 674, 112,33