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TUNIS, Nov 26: Yaqoub Al-Azemi, of Kuwait, won on Friday the bronze medal of the 400 m. race of the 8th Arab junior athletics championship, being hosted by Rades, nearly 10 km. southeast Tunis. Treasure of Kuwait Athletics Association (KAA) Faisal Al-Dasm congratulated Al-Azemi on the win which came in the second day of the championship.
In statements to KUNA, he expressed hope the Kuwaiti athletes will make more achievements in the remaining competitions. “Despite the challenging conditions brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, the performance of the Kuwaiti athletes lived up to our expectations,” Al-Dasm affirmed. He thanked the Tunisian athletics association for the good organization of the championship and setting the stage for Arab athletes to gain more expertise. Opened yesterday, the championship brought together 391 athletes from 15 Arab countries.(KUNA)