BIRMINGHAM, 11 July (BelTA - Emirates News Agensy). - The UAE National Team concluded the second day of Air sports World Games 2022 in Birmingham in the US, with the participation of 3,600 competitors from 100 countries.
Emirati competitor Abdul Bari al-Qubaisi was ranked sixth while his teammate Cornelia Mihai was ranked tenth, with six rounds remaining to determine the winner after calculating their total scores over 12 rounds of competitions held over three days at the "Birmingham Motor Circuit Park."
Shamma Al Kalbani, Emirati jiu-jitsu competitor in the 63-kg category, highlighted her readiness to compete in the World Games 2022 and raise the country's flag at the event.
Al Kalbani stressed that all competitions require a high level of concentration and hard work, due to the quality of all participating competitors, stressing the importance of being confident.
Mohammed Al-Omari, jiu-jitsu competitor in the 77-kg category, described the California training camp held prior to the tournament as productive.
Jaber Al Zaabi, Head of the UAE Karate Referees Committee and Member of the Asian Federation's Referees Committee, refereed seven rounds of karate competitions at the World Games, with the participation of 18 referees from around the world.
The tournament witnessed the participation of the top eight karate competitors in the world in each weight category in both kata and kumite competitions.