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Kuwait Olympic Sports Day participants honored

A group photo from the honoring ceremony

Kuwait Sea Sports Club honored the participants in the annual Kuwait Olympic Sports Day which will be organized, in coordination with Kuwait Olympic Committee, on Saturday.

Various sports federations and specialized clubs are expected to attend the Sports Day with Kuwait Olympic Committee Secretary Khaled Al-Menayye in attendance.

Among those present at the honoring ceremony were Chairman of the club Major Fahad Al-Fahad, Deputy Chairman Ahmad Alghanim, Secretary General Khalid Mohammed Alfodra and a number of board members.

Speaking at the ceremony, Alfodra expressed satisfaction over the level of cooperation between the club and Kuwait Olympic Committee, particularly their initiative to organize the annual Sports Day.

He added he is proud of the sea sports contestants and their remarkable achievements in GCC, regional and international championships.

In related story, Kuwait’s Sports Day concludes Thursday and the winning teams will be honored in the closing ceremony slated for Saturday at Sheikh Jaber International Stadium with the attendance of Minister of Information and Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Al-Hamoud.

Meanwhile, Head of Security and Safety at the stadium Khaled Bonashi affirmed the stadium and all its domains are ready to host the Sports Day.  He added the stadium is open to the people of Kuwait not only for football events; but also for social, cultural and other sports activities.

Bonashi praised the idea of holding the Sports Day that witnessed huge participation in various sports and other activities.  “This is a wonderful initiative from Kuwait Olympics Committee and it will have positive returns for all participants,” he added.

A big crowd of fans are expected to start arriving in the stadium at 2:00 pm on Saturday through gates two and 11, whereas gate one is designated for officials and VIPs.

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