KUWAIT: Kuwait’s athlete Issa Al-Zankawi received Saturday a silver medal on the Asian Athletics Championship these days held within the Thai capital of Bangkok, elevating his nation’s document to 2 medals. Secretary of the Kuwait Athletics Federation (KAF) Hussein Al-Dashti informed KUNA over the telephone that Al-Zankawi received the second one position on the Disc contest reaching exceptional development with 60.23 meters.
Al-Dashti added that this medal got here after the bronze one received by way of Kuwait’s athlete Yaqoub AlYouha who ranked 3rd within the ultimate of the 110-meter hurdles two days in the past, praising the fulfillment of each Al-Zankawi and Al-Youha within the championship. He stated there are nonetheless hopes for purchasing extra medals on the sport, which concludes Sunday, day after today.
He stated the tourney kicked off ultimate Wednesday has proven high-level technical efficiency in mild of the participation of the Asian groups with the most productive athletes, in preparation for the worldwide championship due in Hungary subsequent month and the Asian video games to be hosted by way of China in September. Al-Dashti thanked KAF chairman and participants and technical, and administrative groups for his or her giant function in backing Kuwaiti avid gamers. – KUNA