The captain of the national team for physical strength, Faisal Al-Ghais Al-Zaabi, won the second place in the world championship for Power lifting in the "Bench press", which is currently being held in Sweden.
Al Zaabi won the silver medal in the weight of 83 kg, in a new achievement for the UAE in Power lifting at the global level. The Danish player Larry Zeft came first, while Canadian Mark Karls came third.
The Board of Directors of the Emirates Federation for Bodybuilding and Fitness, headed by Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad bin Saif Al Sharqi, dedicated the achievement to the wise leadership of the United Arab Emirates and the sports family in the country, expressing his happiness that the achievement coincided with the UAE’s celebration of the fiftieth year and the hosting of Expo 2020 Dubai, stressing that he will be keen on More achievements in the future.
The new silver is the third achievement of the UAE in the world championships achieved by the athlete Al Zaabi, who is also a member of the Emirates for Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation. The first achievement was in 2018, during which he won the gold, while the second achievement was in 2019 and he won the silver medal, and despite the postponement Due to the Corona pandemic, Al-Zaabi maintained his usual level and was able to continue his third achievement by winning the silver medal in the 2021 World Cup.
The UAE delegation in the tournament is headed by the Secretary-General of the EBBF, Mohammad Abdul Rahim Al-Marri, and team administrator Saeed Al-Mas, Muhammad Al-Hamidi in the 105-kg category and Hamad Al-Ajmi in the 120 category.