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Saturday , October 19 2019

Kuwait Al-Tadamun wins W. Asian ‘Weightlifting Club Championship’

Competition held in Bahrain for three days

Kuwait’s weightlifting team pose for a photograph

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2, (KUNA): Head of the temporary sports council for Kuwait’s weightlifting team Salah Bahman confirmed on Monday Al-Tadamun are champions of the West Asian Club Championship which was held in Bahrain Sunday (last night).

In a statement to KUNA, after receiving the participating team back home, Bahman said our champions won 22 medals (11 gold, 5 silver, 6 Bronze) in the tournament that included the juniors, youth, and mens categories. After three years of being suspended from participating in sports events, this achievement solidifies the efforts of the sportsmen of Kuwait, said Bahman.

Bahaman was keen on being present during the opening of the championship to support Al-Tadamun Sports Club who were representing Kuwait, while also assuring a bridge of communication with all local clubs to ensure the development of its players.

On his part, the Head of the Al- Tadamun delegation Talal Al-Jasar also stated to KUNA saying that what amplifies this win is the participation of the best clubs from nine countries in the region as he praised the performances of his players in all the categories participating.

Al-Jasar also commended the support of the Board of Directors of Al-Tathamon, and the Kuwait Weightlifting Committee as well as the General Authority for Athletes, which played a huge role in this accomplishment. The nations participating in this tournament which took off last Friday and lasted three days are Bahrain, UAE, Yemen, Iran, Palestine, Syria, Jordan, and Iraq, along with Kuwait.

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