Amro Al Wir has taken a giant stroke towards Youth Olympic Games qualification whilst winning two golds at the Thailand Age Group Swimming Championships.
Al Wir clinched breaststroke gold in both the 100m and 200m, with his winning time of two minutes 17.68 seconds in the latter race an A-qualification time for the Youth Olympics which will be held in Buenos Aires later this year.
He won the 100m in a time of 1:04.10. Al Wir and teammate, Mohammad Al Bdour, who has swam A times for the 50m and 100m freestyle, are now awaiting FINA confirmation that they will be competing at the Youth Olympics from October 6.
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