A team of Kuwait athletes has won a total of 35 medals in the world martial arts championship, currently held in Portugal, the team’s manager said Sunday. Abdullah Taqi, in a phone call with KUNA, said the athletes succeeded in winning 11 gold, 14 silver and 10 bronze medals in the Shaolin Kempo Karate.
He said the April 7-10 championship, featured participation of around 6,000 fighters from 20 countries. Taqi said he was proud of his team having achieved these medals and hoisted the flag of Kuwait in this tournament. He said his fighters were admired by the other teams due to their professionalism and skills.
Taqi said the Kempo Karate is a powerful martial art technique, which did not only depend on strength but speed and accurate observation. (KUNA)