Acting Director General of Public Authority for Sports Dr. Hamoud Al-Fuleiteh praised the achievements of Kuwait’s National Fencing Team in the 5th GCC Fencing Championship which was held last month (February) in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Kuwait’s National Fencing Team managed to bag 12 gold, nine silver and eight bronze medals, winning the championship trophy for the fifth consecutive year.
In a press statement issued during the reception of the Kuwaiti fencing delegation, Dr Fuleiteh said, “This achievement is the pride of the Kuwaiti sports sector, and to the country’s sports record and reputation. He affirmed that the authority will continue supporting and encouraging all national teams that represent Kuwait in the sports arenas based on the vision and strategy prepared for this objective.
The 5th GCC Fencing Championship took place at the Khalifa Sports City Hall in Isa Town, Bahrain on February 5-10. It was organized by the Bahrain Fencing Association in which teams from all GCC countries participated.