The Lebanese sprinter Noureddine Hadid participated in the 5th Islamic Solidarity Game (ISSF) held in Konya, Turkey, where he performed brilliantly in the 100-meter and 200-meter races.
In the 100-meter race, the Lebanese sprinter managed to score a time of 10.53 seconds, in the quarter-finals, whereas he excelled in the 200-meter race, recording a time of 20.89 seconds.
This score led him to take 3rd place in his group and qualify for the semi-finals, noting that Hadid’s number is very close to Lebanon’s record, which is 20.83 seconds.
In the semi-final race, he clocked 21.18 seconds, finishing 5th in the group.
Noureddine Hadid stands as the first Lebanese sprinter in history to qualify in the 200-meter race to the semi-finals of the Islamic Solidarity Games.
Last week, Lebanon’s medal tally rose to three medals when Taekwondo player Ward Salman took a silver medal, after defeating her competitors from Uzbekistan and Jordan.
Additionally, Tarek Moussalli along with Taekwondo champion Laetitia Aoun scored a bronze medal each.
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