Arab Championships Swimming: Algeria wins the first edition


AMMAN – Algeria won the first edition of the Arab Championships swimming (senior men and women) that ended Friday in Jordan, winning 36 medals including 16 gold, ahead of Kuwait, which took second place with 21 medals including 9 vermeil.

In addition to the 16 gold medals, the Algerian swimmers have also removed 11 silver medals and 9 bronze.

For their part, the Kuwaiti swimmers won nine gold medals, 7 silver and 5 bronze.

This first edition of the Arab Championships saw the participation of 10 countries, a figure well below the expectations of the Federation of Jordanian swimming when the organizers wanted to make this event a rendezvous swimming Arabic.

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