|Tunisiaâ€™s Nour Bo al-Eyuin hits Moroccoâ€™s Fatima Alzahraelahqr during their Kumite (sparring) Karate match at the Pan Arab Games in Cairo.|
Egypt was once again dominant in the Arab Games as it accumulated a grand total of 233 medals in the 2011 edition of the games. They recently concluded in Qatari capital of Doha. The final tally for Egypt included 90 gold medals, 76 silvers, and 67 bronzes. For Egypt this extended their run to four consecutive Arab Games victories, having been the dominant force in 1999 (0man), 2004 (Algeria) and 2007 (Cairo).
Fellow North African country Tunisia finished as runners up with a total of 138 medals, including 54 gold, while Morocco came third with 113 medals, including 35 gold. The hosts, Qatar, finished fourth with a total of 110 medals, including 32 golds.
Egyptâ€™s gold-medal wins included a 26-21 win over Qatar in the menâ€™s Handball finals, as well as a 3-0 victory over their same Qatari hosts in the Volleyball finals. In the womenâ€™s Volleyball competition, Egypt also prevailed with a 3-1 win over Algeria in the finals.