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Emirati star bowler Saleh Al Marri wants to win gold for 'Abu Khalid' and UAE

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Emirati bowling star wants to make a big impact at the Special World Games 2019 in honour of "Abu Khalid".

The 25-year-old is eager to win yet another medal to add to his growing collection of personal achievements and to pay tribute to Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, of and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE's Armed Forces.

"I listened carefully to His Highness' speech at the Opening Ceremony of the World Games and I want to make him proud of me," Saleh said.

"I will challenge everyone at the World Games. I have so much to perform and achieve a gold medal. I'm so happy and excited to be bowling at Special in Abu Dhabi. I want all the countries worldwide to know about the UAE and about Saleh Al Marri," he added.

As one of the most famous and most decorated athletes representing the UAE at Special World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, Saleh has played a key role in helping to raise awareness of the World Games and people of determination.

The bowler trained hard ahead of the start of the competition and is focused on delivering a great performance.

"Saleh is so determined and passionate about what he is doing," his said.

"He is so emotional and loves to hug everyone around him. He also loves to use a lot. However, when he trains, he is disciplined and limits the time he spends on his phone and down on his favourite soft drinks, too!" Ouzi added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, March 17 2019. 14:09 IST
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