7th APRIL 2015 - Vol.XXXVIII No.018
Sports News

Eight clubs for BAA athletics competitions

AN athletics meeting organised by the Bahrain Athletics Association (BAA) will be held today and tomorrow at the National Stadium in Riffa.

The event is being held under the patronage of BAA president Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

Eight national clubs will be taking part in the event, including Riffa, Al Ahli, Muharraq, Busaiteen, Um Hassam, Al Shabab, Budaiya and Al Hala.

Competition will start at 5pm today. Seven events will be held, including the 100m, the 110m hurdles, the 400m, the 800m, and the 4x100m relay out on the track, and then the shot put, triple jump and javelin throw in the field.

Tomorrow, nine events will take place. They include the 400m hurdles, the 200m, the 1,500m, the 3,000m, and a pair of relay races on the track; and then the long jump, high jump and discus throw in the field. Medals, trophies and other awards will be presented to the winners on both days.

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