Maldives wins gold in Special Olympics

  • She won the gold medal after coming in at 18.01 seconds in the 100-meter dash
  • Wasmee Waheed won the silver medal in the men’s 200-meter dash

K. Male' | Humaam Ali | 19-March-2019 | Tuesday 22:23 | HumaamAli | Sport | 2,128

Winners of the women's 100-meter dash -- Photo by: Youth Ministry

Maldivian athlete Shifna Ibrahim has won gold at the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi.

She won the gold medal after coming in at 18.01 seconds in the 100-meter dash on Monday.

Noora Rashad came in fifth in the 100-meter dash with 20:67 seconds.

Maldives’ Wasmee Waheed won the silver medal after coming in at 27:25 seconds in the men’s 200-meter dash, while Ali Ameen Abdul Ghafoor came in fifth at 34:73 seconds.

Maldives participated in the women’s 100-meter dash and the men’s 200-meter dash in the New Nations category.

While Maldivian athletes previously joined the Special Olympics individually, this is the first time the country officially joined the games.



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