Bahrain at the
2018 Asian Games
IOC codeBRN
NOCBahrain Olympic Committee
Websitewww.boc.bh
in Jakarta and Palembang
August 18 (18-08) – September 2 (2-09)
Competitors101 in 13 sports
Flag bearer Bader Nasser
Medals
Ranked 11th
Gold
10
Silver
7
Bronze
7
Total
24
Asian Games appearances (overview)

Bahrain participated in the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia from 18 August to 2 September 2018.[1] Bahrain first competed at the Asian Games in 1982 Delhi, and has collected 58 medals in all - 25 gold, 17 silver, and 16 bronze until the last Games in 2014 Incheon.[2]

The chef de mission of the team, Bader Nasser, was the country's flag bearer during the opening ceremony.[3]

Medalists

Further information: 2018 Asian Games medal table

The following Bahrain competitors won medals at the Games.

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Hassan Chani Athletics Men's 10,000 metres August 26
 Gold Edidiong Odiong Athletics Women's 100 metres August 26
 Gold Salwa Eid Naser Athletics Women's 400 metres August 26
 Gold Rose Chelimo Athletics Women's marathon August 26
 Gold Winfred Mutile Yavi Athletics Women's 3000 metres steeplechase August 27
 Gold Kalkidan Gezahegne Athletics Women's 5000 metres August 28
 Gold Edidiong Odiong Athletics Women's 200 metres August 29
 Gold Birhanu Balew Athletics Men's 5000 metres August 30
 Gold Kalkidan Gezahegne Athletics Women's 1500 metres August 30
 Gold Iman Essa Jasim
Edidiong Odiong
Salwa Eid Naser
Hajar Alkhaldi
Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres relay August 30
 Silver El Hassan El-Abbassi Athletics Men's marathon August 25
 Silver Eunice Chumba Athletics Women's 10,000 metres August 25
 Silver Abraham Cheroben Athletics Men's 10,000 metres August 26
 Silver Albert Kibichii Rop Athletics Men's 5000 metres August 30
 Silver Tigist Gashaw Athletics Women's 1500 metres August 30
 Silver Iman Essa Jasim
Edidiong Odiong
Salwa Eid Naser
Aminat Jamal
Athletics Women's 4 × 400 metres relay August 30
 Silver
Handball Men's tournament August 31
 Bronze Ali Khamis Athletics Men's 400 metres August 26
 Bronze Noora Salem Jasim Athletics Women's shot put August 26
 Bronze Aminat Jamal Athletics Women's 400 metres hurdles August 27
 Bronze Manal El Bahraoui Athletics Women's 800 metres August 28
 Bronze Bontu Rebitu Athletics Women's 5000 metres August 28
 Bronze Salem Eid Yaqoob Athletics Men's 200 metres August 29
 Bronze Mohammed Ayoub Tiouali Athletics Men's 1500 metres August 30

Competitors

The following is a list of the number of competitors representing Bahrain that participated at the Games:

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 18 17 35
Bowling 6 0 6
Cycling 1 1 2
Equestrian 4 0 4
Football 20 0 20
Handball 16 0 16
Ju-jitsu 5 0 5
Sailing 1 0 1
Sambo 1 0 1
Shooting 3 4 7
Taekwondo 1 0 1
Triathlon 1 1 2
Wrestling 1 0 1
Total 78 23 101

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 2018 Asian Games

Bowling

Main article: Bowling at the 2018 Asian Games

Men
Athlete Event Block 1 Block 2 Total Rank
Result Result
Ahmed Alawadhi
Osama Hasan
Yousif Falah
Trios 2039 1988 4027 15
Ahmed Algoud
Omar Almudhahki
Abdulla Ali
1991 1808 3799 24
Ahmed Alawadhi
Osama Hasan
Yousif Falah
Ahmed Algoud
Omar Almudhahki
Abdulla Ali
Team of six 3906 3957 7863 12

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 2018 Asian Games

Road

Athlete Event Final
Time Rank
Yahiaaldien Khalefa Men's road race DNS
Razan Soboh Women's road race DNF
Razan Soboh Women's time trial 37:24.51 12

Track

Pursuit
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Yahiaaldien Khalefa Men's pursuit 5:03.289 13 did not advance
Omnium
Athlete Event Scratch race Tempo race Elimination race Points race Total points Rank
Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points
Yahiaaldien Khalefa Men's omnium 18 6 18 −20 14 14 DNF DNF

Equestrian

Main article: Equestrian at the 2018 Asian Games

Jumping
Athlete Horse Event Qualification Qualifier 1 Qualifier 2
Team Final
Final round A Final round B
Points Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank
Sayed Adnan Al-Alawi Baluu Individual 9.19 37 6 15.19 33 Q 15 30.19 41 Q 9 39.19 32 did not advance
Shaikh Hasan Al-Khalifa Aw Vivika 11.78 45 8 19.78 41 Q 12 31.78 43 Q 4 35.78 28 Q 28 63.78 23
Khaled Al-Khatri Sierra Eliminated # 4 47.85 57 did not advance
Ahmed Maki Consuela van Verst Eliminated Eliminated # did not advance
Ahmed Maki
Shaikh Hasan Al-Khalifa
Sayed Adnan Al-Alawi
Khaled Al-Khatri
See above Team 64.82 16 18 82.82 14 did not advance

# – indicates that the score of this rider does not count in the team competition, since only the best three results of a team are counted.

Football

Main article: Football at the 2018 Asian Games

Bahrain national men's team drawn in group E at the Games.[4]

Summary
Team Event Group Stage Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Bahrain men's Men's tournament  South Korea
L 0–6
 Kyrgyzstan
D 2–2
 Malaysia
W 3–2
3 Q  Vietnam
L 0–1
did not advance 16

Men's tournament

Main article: Football at the 2018 Asian Games – Men's tournament

Roster

The following is the Bahrain squad in the men's football tournament of the 2018 Asian Games.[5]

Head coach: Tunisia Samir Chammam

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Abdulaziz Al-Kandari (1997-09-16)16 September 1997 (aged 20) Bahrain Isa Town
19 1GK Ammar Ahmed (1999-02-10)10 February 1999 (aged 19) Bahrain Manama
20 1GK Yusuf Habib (1998-01-09)9 January 1998 (aged 20) Bahrain Malkiya

2 2DF Sayed Mohamed Ameen (1999-03-07)7 March 1999 (aged 19) Bahrain Sitra
3 2DF Ahmed Bughammar (1997-12-30)30 December 1997 (aged 20) Bahrain Al-Hidd
4 2DF Husain Jameel (1997-10-03)3 October 1997 (aged 20) Bahrain Al-Shabab
5 2DF Hamad Al-Shamsan (1997-09-29)29 September 1997 (aged 20) Bahrain Al-Riffa
6 2DF Abbas Al-Khayyat (1997-10-15)15 October 1997 (aged 20) Bahrain East Riffa
15 2DF Hasan Al-Karani (1997-11-27)27 November 1997 (aged 20) Bahrain Sitra

7 3MF Hasan Yahya Ali (1997-11-29)29 November 1997 (aged 20) Bahrain Al-Tadamun Buri
8 3MF Mohamed Jasim Marhoon (1998-02-12)12 February 1998 (aged 20) Bahrain Al-Riffa
9 3MF Saleh Sanad (1998-01-11)11 January 1998 (aged 20) Bahrain Isa Town
10 3MF Mohammed Al-Hardan (captain) (1997-10-06)6 October 1997 (aged 20) Denmark Vejle Boldklub
11 3MF Abdulaziz Al-Mansoori (1997-03-17)17 March 1997 (aged 21) Bahrain Al-Najma
12 3MF Jasim Al-Salama (1998-02-22)22 February 1998 (aged 20) Bahrain East Riffa
14 3MF Abbas Al-Asfoor (1999-03-02)2 March 1999 (aged 19) Bahrain Al-Shabab
18 3MF Abdulrahman Ahmadi (1998-04-16)16 April 1998 (aged 20) Bahrain Al-Muharraq

13 4FW Sayed Ebrahim (1997-10-25)25 October 1997 (aged 20) Bahrain Al-Shabab
16 4FW Sayed Hashim Isa (1998-04-03)3 April 1998 (aged 20) Bahrain Malkiya
17 4FW Ahmed Al-Sherooqi (2000-05-22)22 May 2000 (aged 18) Bahrain Al-Budaiya

* Over-aged player.

Group E
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Malaysia 3 2 0 1 7 5 +2 6[a] Advance to knockout stage
2  South Korea 3 2 0 1 8 2 +6 6[a]
3  Bahrain 3 1 1 1 5 10 −5 4
4  Kyrgyzstan 3 0 1 2 3 6 −3 1
5  United Arab Emirates 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Redrawn to Group C
Source: Asian Games 2018
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head result: Malaysia 2–1 South Korea.
South Korea 6–0 Bahrain
Report
Jalak Harupat Stadium, Soreang
Referee: Takuto Okabe (Japan)

Bahrain 2–2 Kyrgyzstan
Report
Jalak Harupat Stadium, Soreang
Referee: Nivon Robesh Gamini (Sri Lanka)

Malaysia 2–3 Bahrain
Report
Round of 16
Vietnam 1–0 Bahrain
Report

Handball

Main article: Handball at the 2018 Asian Games

Bahrain men's team entered the competition and join in group D.[6]

Summary

Key:

Team Event Preliminary Standing Main / Class. Rank /
standing
Semifinals / Pl. Final / BM / Pl.
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Bahrain men's Men's tournament Group D
 Iraq: W 30–24
 India: W 32–25
 Chinese Taipei: W 37–21
1 Q Group II
 Iran: W 29–23
 South Korea: W 27–25
 Hong Kong W 43–19:
1 Q  Japan
W 30–21
 Qatar
L 25–25 ET: 2–7
2nd place, silver medalist(s)

Men's tournament

Main article: Handball at the 2018 Asian Games – Men's tournament

Roster
Group D
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Bahrain 3 3 0 0 99 70 +29 6 Main round / Group 1–2
2  Iraq 3 2 0 1 101 89 +12 4
3  Chinese Taipei 3 1 0 2 89 102 −13 2 Main round / Group 3
4  India 3 0 0 3 82 110 −28 0
Source: AHF
13 August
14:00
Iraq  24–30  Bahrain POPKI Sports Hall, Jakarta
Referees: Hizaki, Ikebuchi (JPN)
Hammoudi 5 (16–12) Al-Samahiji, Al-Sayyad 5
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15 August
20:00
India  25–32  Bahrain POPKI Sports Hall, Jakarta
Referees: Al-Saqer, Al-Suqufi (KSA)
Ahlawat 6 (11–18) Habib 6
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17 August
20:00
Bahrain  37–21  Chinese Taipei POPKI Sports Hall, Jakarta
Referees: Tavakkoli, Valadkhanian (IRI)
Al-Samahiji 6 (18–10) Pan E.C. 8
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Main round (Group II)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Bahrain 3 3 0 0 99 67 +32 6 Semifinals
2  South Korea 3 2 0 1 99 70 +29 4
3  Iran 3 1 0 2 97 83 +14 2 Classification 5th–6th
4  Hong Kong 3 0 0 3 54 129 −75 0 Classification 7th–8th
Source: AHF
20 August
14:00
Bahrain  29–23  Iran POPKI Sports Hall, Jakarta
Referees: Shakir, Kadhim (IRQ)
A. Abdulqader 7 (16–13) Sadeghi 8
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22 August
14:00
South Korea  25–27  Bahrain POPKI Sports Hall, Jakarta
Referees: Hizaki, Ikebuchi (JPN)
Yoon C.Y. 7 (11–13) Al-Sayyad 8
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24 August
14:00
Bahrain  43–19  Hong Kong POPKI Sports Hall, Jakarta
Referees: Al-Saqer, Al-Suqufi (KSA)
M. Abdulqader 14 (21–11) Kuo S.M. 6
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Semifinal
27 August
18:00
Bahrain  31–20  Japan POPKI Sports Hall, Jakarta
Referees: Tavakkoli, Valadkhanian (IRI)
Al-Sayyad 10 (15–9) Watanabe 7
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Gold medal game
31 August
18:00
Qatar  32–27 (ET)  Bahrain POPKI Sports Hall, Jakarta
Referees: Hizaki, Ikebuchi (JPN)
Zouaoui 7 (13–14) Al-Sayyad 5
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FT: 25–25 ET: 7–2

Ju-jitsu

Main article: Ju-jitsu at the 2018 Asian Games

Bahrain entered the ju-jitsu competition with 5 men's athletes.[7]

Key:

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Mohamed Abu-Drees –62 kg  D Nortayev (KAZ)
L 0–2
did not advance
Abdulla Munfaredi  O Al-Fadhli (UAE)
L 2–4
did not advance
Maitham Sabba –69 kg  K Muminov (UZB)
L 2–5
did not advance
Nijad Al-Qosaibi –77 kg Bye  A Rehman (PAK)
W 100SUB–0
 B Erkhbayar (MGL)
L 0–100SUB
did not advance
Mohamed Ghareeb –94 kg  Lin C-c (TPE)
W 0RDC–0
 F Al-Ketbi (UAE)
L 0–3
did not advance

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 2018 Asian Games

Men
Athlete Event Race Total Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Abdulla Janahi Laser (9) 8 8 9 8 5 8 6 6 9 7 5 79 8

Sambo

Main article: Sambo at the 2018 Asian Games

Key:
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage final Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Murtaz Ali Men's 90 kg  A Aitbek (KAZ)
L 4–4 Dsq
did not advance  R Esgerow (TKM)
L Dsq
did not advance

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 2018 Asian Games

Bahrain has including seven shooters (3 men's and 4 women's) under coach Thanin Thaislilp, Iordan Mitov and Valeriy Timokhinto to compete at the Games.[8]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Husain Ali 10 m air rifle 617.7 20 did not advance
Mahmood Haji 623.6 9 did not advance
Husain Ali 50 m rifle three positions 1142 21 did not advance
Mahmood Haji 1149 17 did not advance
Mahmood Haji 300 m standard rifle 537 11
Hasan Mohamed Skeet 118 17 did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Safa Aldoseri 10 m air rifle 610.7 28 did not advance
Hanan Rahma 610.3 31 did not advance
Safa Aldoseri 50 m rifle three positions 1145 19 did not advance
Sara Aldoseri 1122 29 did not advance
Maryam Hassani Skeet 105 16 did not advance

Taekwondo

Main article: Taekwondo at the 2018 Asian Games

Kyorugi
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Abdulla Al-Ahmed Men's −68 kg  Arven Alcantara (PHI)
did not advance

Triathlon

Main article: Triathlon at the 2018 Asian Games

Bahrain triathletes competed in the individual event at the Games.[9]

Individual
Athlete Event Swim (1.5 km) Trans 1 Bike (39.6 km) Trans 2 Run (10 km) Total Time Rank
Omar Ali Men's 21:55 0:31 1:03:07 0:30 39:25 2:05:28 22
Sameera Albitar Women's 21:11 0:33 1:08:04 0:25 51:35 2:21:48 13

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 2018 Asian Games

Bahrain wrestler Adam Batirov will participate in freestyle −74 kg event.[10][11]

Key:

Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Adam Batirov −74 kg  S Kumar (IND)
W 5–3
 A G Qaderi (AFG)
W 15–5
 Y Fujinama (JPN)
L 2–8
did not advance 7

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