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Bahrain''s wins first medal (bronze) in 1,500m thanks to Maryam Jamal

LONDON, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- Bahraini woman runner Maryam Jamal won on Friday the bronze medal in the 1,500 meter competition, the first medal for Bahrain in the London Olympics 2012.
After the race, Jamal time was (4:10.74 minutes), but the gold medal went to Turkish Alsi Cakir Alptekin with (4:10.23 minutes), while her teammate Gamze Bulut took the silver with (4:10.40 minutes).
Bahrain increased the total number of medals of Arabs to 12 thanks to Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Morocco. (end) mrn.mb KUNA 110010 Aug 12NNNN