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Egypt’s Enppi tops the podium in AWST 2024 Table Tennis competitions


SHARJAH: Egypt’s Enppi athletes have asserted their dominance and clinched the gold medal in the table tennis competitions at the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST 2024). Their deserved title came after a decisive match against Bahrain’s A’Ali, who secured the silver medal, on Friday. Jordan’s Hamadah SC took home the bronze after taking on Syria’s Al Muhafezah.

In a thrilling finale, ENPPI’s Nadin Ahmed set the tone for victory with a decisive win over Bahraini athlete Amrita Amit with three clear sets (11-9, 11-3, 11-4). Despite A’Ali’s athlete Mariam Abdullah briefly levelling the playing field by defeating Enppi’s Reem Khalid with three sets (11-8, 11-5, 13-11), the Egyptian team regained the lead, culminating in a triumphant win by Nadin Ahmed Ali over Mariam Abdullah, securing the championship title for the Egyptian team after ending the game 3-1, registering (11-13, 11-7, 11-6, 11-6).

In the battle for third place, Jordan’s Hamadah secured the bronze medal in a closely contested match against Syria’
s Al Muhafezah, with a final score of 3-2. The Jordanian team took the lead in the first set when player Tima Youssef defeated Lara Asaf Dawia with three clean sets (11-6, 11-9, and 11-6), while the Syrian, Hind Abdul Rauf won the second match against Batoul Hassan with a score of 3-1 (11-6, 11-8, 9-11, and 11-6).

Player Bara’ Al-Wadian brought the lead back to the Jordanian team by defeating Abaa Ali Halak with a score of 3-2 (11-2, 11-7, 3-11, 5-11, and 11-5), and once again Syria’s Hind Abdul Rauf levelled the playing field by defeating Jordan’s Tima Youssef with a score of 3-0 (11-5, 11-5, and 11-7). As for the fifth and decisive set, Batoul Hassan secured the bronze medal for Jordan by defeating Lara Asaf 3-1 (11-4, 11-9, 10-12, and 11-5).

Source: Emirates News Agency