By Abdellatif Sharaa
KUWAIT: Kuwait Triathlon Club team gave a great performance at the World Cup held Friday and Saturday in Abu Dhabi – winning 10 medals, 7 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze. Huda Al-Saleh, Najlaa Al-Jraiwi, Usama Burahma, Abdelaziz Al-Huwaidi, Ali Dashti and Loulwa Al-Refae won gold; Mohammad Bukhalaf won silver; Mohammad Al-Hammad and Abdelaziz Al-Duaij took bronze.
Chairman of the Triathlon Club and Federation Rashid Al-Kandary dedicated this major win to HH the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Kuwait people. He also lauded the performance of Kuwait athletes at the world event and their determination to fly Kuwait’s flag high.
Head of the delegation, Sufian Al-Khalil said the winning came after hard work, besides the support of the board of directors. “This achievement will give us an incentive and motivation to make more achievements in coming events. The performance of our athletes was very high, and were lauded by all participants,” he said.