x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

Al Salfa wins bronze for UAE in 200m at Asian Games

Emirati sprinter was just 0.4secs behind the winner, Qatar's Femi Ogunode, who won gold to add to his 400m title.

Femi Seun Ogunode of Qatar (R) finishes first to win gold ahead of Omar Juma al-Salfa of the United Arab Emirates (L) and Kenji Fujimitsu of Japan (C) in the men's 200m final.
Femi Seun Ogunode of Qatar (R) finishes first to win gold ahead of Omar Juma al-Salfa of the United Arab Emirates (L) and Kenji Fujimitsu of Japan (C) in the men's 200m final.

GUANGZHOU // Omar al Salfa of the UAE claimed bronze in the men's 200m at the Asian Games in China this afternoon to add to the country's haul of medals at this year's event

Al Salfa was just 0.4 of a second behind the winner, Qatar's Femi Ogunode, who won gold to add to his 400m title.

Ogunode, who won the one-lap race on Monday, clocked a personal best of 20.43 seconds, with Japan's Kenji Fujimitsu taking silver at 20.74sec.