Emirati Alia Saeed wins second gold medal for UAE

she now has two golds from 5,000m and 10,000m races

TUNIS 19 July 2017: UAE athlete, Alia Saeed, has won her second gold medal in the 10,000-metre race following her 5,000m gold medal win during the 30th Arab Athletics Championship in Tunis.

Saeed completed the race with a time of 38.53.31 minutes amid fierce competition from Moroccan runners Amina Taheri and Hanan Kluge, who took the silver and bronze medals at 39.18.15 and 39.51.48 minutes respectively, said Wam.

UAE athletes Saud Al Zaabi and Maayouf Hassan will compete in the 800 metres race alongside competitors from Algeria, Kuwait, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia, Djibouti and Sudan.

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By Angel Chan