12 Total Medals For Lebanon On Second Day Of Ski Championship!

12 More Medals For Lebanon On Second Day Of Ski Championship
Lebanese Ski Federation

has maintained its lead with 12 medals as of the second day of the international Small Evolving Ski (SES) Nations Cup, which opened in Bcharre on Friday.

The Saturday races were initially supposed to be 1.2-km sprint races, but the weather forced some changes.

The representative of the International Ski Federation, Ozcan Kyumko, who is supervising the championship in , decided to instead hold the 5-km and 10-km races that were due on Sunday, pushing the sprint races from Saturday to Sunday.

By the end of the second day, Lebanese skiers had brought home 4 gold medals, 3 silver medals, and 5 bronze ones.

Here are the results of the Saturday races, in order, for the men, women, and junior races:

Lebanon has maintained its lead with 12 new medals on the second day of the international Small Evolving Ski (SES) Nations Cup.
Photo credit: Lebanese Ski Federation

Men (10 km)

  1. Paul Keyrouz ().
  2. Andres Contana (Colombia).
  3. Eli Tawk ().

Women (5 km)

  1. Namiara Diaz (Argentina).
  2. Regina Martinez (Mexico).
  3. Huguette Fakhry ().

Juniors (5 km)

  1. Mansour Geagea (Lebanon).
  2. Joe Tawk (Lebanon).
  3. Serge Lazam (Lebanon).

With that, taking into account the 6 medals that Lebanese skiers had won on Friday, Lebanon has accumulated a total of 12 medals and latched on to the top spot in the ski championship thus far.

The final races and the crowning will take place on Sunday by the representative of Lebanese Armed Forces Commander Gen. Joseph Aoun (the championship patron), the head of the Lebanese Ski Federation, Freddy Keyrouz, and the rest of the club members and officials.

Correction: Lebanon had accumulated 12 medals in total by the end of the Saturday races – (March 21st, 2021 at 05:03 PM): We initially reported that Lebanon had won 12 new medals on Saturday. Upon being presented with new information, we reflected this in the corrections.

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