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HH Shaikh Khalid hails national handball team’s success in reaching Asian Olympic qualifiers’ final

His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports First Deputy Chairman, General Sports Authority Chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) President, has praised the success of the Bahrain national handball team in booking a spot in the final of the Asian Men’s Handball Qualification Tournament for the 2024 Paris Olympics.

The national team defeated Qatar 30-29 in the semi-final of the tournament, held at the Duhail Handball Sports Hall.

HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad hailed the distinguished performance of the national squad after beating hosts Qatar, wishing the national team every success in qualifying for the Olympiad for the second time, after their participation in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

His Highness affirmed the role played by Bahrain supporters, dispatched by BOC to Doha, in the national team’s well-deserved victory, wishing the national squad every success in the final against Japan or South Korea.

Source: Bahrain News Agency