Tuesday, 2017-05-23, 9:07 AM
Welcome Guest
Track & Field 
Society


When You Ink Your Own History

Main » 2015 » May » 8 » Lea OBEID silver medalist at the 1st Youth Asian Championship in Athletics
10:10 PM
Lea OBEID silver medalist at the 1st Youth Asian Championship in Athletics

08 May 2015 – Today, Lea OBEID entered the history of athletics by winning a silver medal at the 1st Youth Asian Athletics Championship in Doha, Qatar, AND breaking the long standing youth Lebanese record of Lina BEJJANI (12.36 in 2000), by running the 100 meters in 12.22 seconds! A time that allows her to directly qualify for the World Youth Championship, something never done by a youth Lebanese Athlete before!

This incredible performance will not only allow her to take part in big events for her age but also place her between the best athletes overall in Lebanon! For the first edition of the Asian Championships, Lea set a new championship record, by running in the semi-finals the record time of 12.22s. In the finals, the gold winner ran the distance in 12.27 seconds!

Silver medal, World Championships Qualifications, Championship record, Lebanese Youth record, what else can a 16 years old dream of? This will be a great motivation for OBEID who will also run the 200 meters in this championship!

Our young and talented youth are performing amazingly at this championship, with Jad KHOURY who ran the Heats is 11.33 (Wind +0.1m/s), a new personal best, he ran the semi-finals clocking the same exact time of the heats 11.33 but couldn’t qualify for the finals. He will also be running the 200 meters! Ahmad CHOUR and Peter KHOURY ran one against the other, but in different heats, on the 800 meters clocking respectively 2:02.51 and 2:05.85! Ahmad CHOUR was able to qualify for the finals.

Entry updates with official results, and the championship just started! There’s more to come!

Congrats to all our young talents, especially Lea for this unique achievement.. and the best is yet to come!

Category: News | Views: 949 | Added by: krystel | Rating: 0.0/0
Total comments: 0
Only registered users can add comments.
[ Registration | Login ]
Search
Section categories
Main [5]
Items published in the main page
News [111]
News...
Events [44]
Latest Events.
Videos [2]
Some of the Greatest
Our Partner


Calendar
«  May 2015  »
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
Our poll
Who do you think is the greatest long jumper of all time?
Total of answers: 41
Entries archive

Sites Friends
  • International Association of Athletics Federation
  • International Olympic Committee
  • International University Sports Federation
  • Lebanese Athletics Federation
  • Athletics Performance
  • DZAthlé (Algeria)
  • Athle Records

  • Join us!
    Statistics

    Total online: 1
    Guests: 1
    Users: 0




    Copyright TFS © 2017 | Free website builderuCoz