Gambian and Africa’s 100m champion, Gina Bass won a gold medal in the 200m with a timing of 22:63 at the 5th Islamic Games ongoing in Turkey.
“History is made. Gina is golden. 200m with 22:63,” GNOC confirmed on Facebook.
The Gambian contingent comprises 25 athletes participating in Judo, Athletics, Basketball 3×3, Swimming, and Para sports at the 2021 Islamic Games in Konya, Turkey ending 19thAugust 2022.
The Islamic Solidarity Games is a multinational, multi-sport event that involves the elite athletes of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation who compete in a variety of sports.
The Solidarity Games were initially created to strengthen Islamic camaraderie and reinforce the values of Islam, primarily to the youth.
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