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KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti fencing team won on Wednesday the Arab Fencing Championship trophy, bagging 12 varied medals.
The Kuwaiti fencers snatched seven gold, two silver and three bronze medals, while the UAE’s team had four gold and five bronze medals. The Syrian team came third with one gold, two silver and three bronze.
At the end of the tourney, Chairman of Kuwait Fencing Federation Abdullah Al-Wa’lan said in a press statement that the achievements made by Kuwait’s male and female athletes would help them make further progress in the next events.
He lauded their performance and the organization of the event. The championship featured ten Arab teams representing Saudi Arabia, Iraq, the UAE, Tunisia, Syria, Lebanon, Qatar, Yemen and Palestine, in addition to the host country, Kuwait.