Qatar defeats Hong Kong to win the opening handball match
In the 19th Asian Games, Qatar's Handball Team played its first match in Preliminary Round Group B in Hangzhou, China. The event was graced by the presence of H.E. President of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani. Qatar secured a dominant victory over Hong Kong with a final score of 36/18.
The first half ended with Qatar leading 20/11, demonstrating their control throughout the match.
Qatar is well-represented in the competition with a delegation of 185 male and female athletes participating in 27 different sports, including archery, athletics, basketball, boxing, chess, cycling, e-sports, equestrian, football, fencing, gymnastics, golf, handball, jiu-jitsu, karate, windsurfing, squash, swimming, tennis, taekwondo, triathlon, table tennis, volleyball, 33 basketball, beach volleyball, weightlifting, and archery.