GWANGJU, South Korea -- Katie Ledecky's ambitious program at the FINA world championships was upended Tuesday morning, when she decided to pull out of the 200-meter freestyle race
, citing medical issues.
Among the winners are 16-year-old Sharif al-Bitar, who won a gold medal in a 100 meter race in roller skating; 29-year-old Sarah Khalife, who won a silver medal for a 100 meter freestyle race
in swimming; 15-year-old Maya al-Naim, who won a gold medal for table tennis; 17-year-old Sarah al-Hedek, who won a silver medal and bronze medal for roller skating; and 20-year-old Rami al-Masri, who won a gold medal and a bronze medal for roller skating in the 300 meter and 100 meter races, respectively.
Shihab's next event will be the 100m freestyle race
Pieroni topped the men's 400m freestyle race
in 51.83 followed by Belgium's Lorenz Weiremans and Wu Yuhang of China.
Competing in her fifth and final event, Chua booked a personal best time of 58.75 seconds in placing third in the girls 16-18-year-old 100-meter freestyle race
behind Vietnamese champion Nguyen Diep Tram Tram (57.75) and Indon silver medalist Adinda Larassati Dewi (58.02).
The boys 14-16 years relay team comprising Liam Eccleston, Bryce Procter, Owen McBurnie and Cameron Allison won a silver medal in the 4x200m freestyle race
and a bronze in the 14-16 year 4x100m medley relay.
The athletics programme includes a medley relay (4 years), hurdles race (3 years) and 15m freestyle race
(2 years), while other parts of the programme include freestyle moves contests for gymnastics, a football free-kick, free throws basketball competition, and a weightlifting show.
The Egyptian swimmer previously came in the 32nd position in the overall position for the 100 meters freestyle race
after finishing it in 49 seconds and 42 part of a second.
Jonny, who is an international swimming gold medallist, will be representing Great Britain in the S9 400m freestyle race
According to information received here, talented Omani swimmers Isa Al Adawi and Mohammed Al Khadouri finished one-two in the 800m freestyle race
. Isa Al Adawi clocked eight minutes and 52.80 seconds to better his previous mark and take the gold, while Al Khadouri timed 9:05.94 to clinch the silver medal.
(TAP) -- Tunisian swimmer Oussama Mellouli, who recently won the 1,500m freestyle race
at the Speedo Grand Challenge (California, May 27-29), secured the A cut that allows him to qualify directly for Rio 2016.
In swimming, Asim Zar won Gold and Silver in 100 meters and 50 meters freestyle races
respectively, while Aqsa Janjua won Gold in 50m backstroke and Silver in the 50m freestyle race