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Kuwait National Disabled Athletics team shines

By Abdelllatif Sharaa

KUWAIT: Kuwait National Disabled Athletics team returned home Sunday after participating in France International Championship – one of the Disabled Athletics Grand Prix events – with seven various medals. Runner Faisal Al-Rajihi won three gold and one silver medals, while his teammate Faisal Surour won the silver medal in shot put event. Abdallah Al-Enezi won silver and bronze medals in wheelchairs running.

Chairman of the Paralympic Athletics Committee Mansour Al-Sarheed lauded the disabled team’s achievement in the international championship. The team has four players and won seven medals while competing with the best athletics players in the world. Al-Sarheed dedicated the victory to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Kuwaitis.

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