Egyptian sprinter Bassant Hemida broke the 200-meter sprint record at the Oran Mediterranean Games, claiming her second gold medal.
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Bassant had qualified for the 200-meter dash in the Mediterranean Games, which is taking place in Algeria, and managed to top the qualifiers list among eight players.
She won gold for her 100-meter sprint in the Mediterranean Games, becoming the first Egyptian sprinter to clinch this award.
The Egyptian star claimed first place in the race with a time span of 11 seconds and 10 milliseconds, according to Egypt Independent.
It is known that 100-meter sprint races are notoriously difficult events in the sport of athletics as athletes are required to run the short distance in record time, displaying exceptional physical prowess.
In a heartfelt post on Instagram, the player shared her achievement by saying: “Words fail to express how I feel when I think of all of you […] thanking you is not enough. You have given without waiting, forgiven without apology, and supported me all throughout [this journey].”