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KUWAIT CITY, Aug 7: Kuwait will be participating in Islamic Solidarity Games which will be held in Konya, Turkey from 9th Aug to 18th Aug. Total of 58 Kuwaiti players will be participating in 10 different games of the tournament, mainly athletics, table tennis, judo, and swimming, bicycle sports, archery, kickboxing, shooting, karate, and taekwondo.
Fifth Islamic countries will be taking part from different continents. Kuwaits national team will participate 21 individual and group sports, in athletics with 12 runners: Majed Al-Zaid, Yaqoub Al-Yoha, Abdul Rahman Al-Azmi, Ali Al-Sabbagha, Ali Al-Zankawi, Ibrahim Al-Fadhli, Meshary Sorour, Amal Al-Roumi, Issa Al-Zankawi, Ibrahim Al-Dhafiri, Khaled Al-Masad and Madawi Al-Shamri
Cycling team will participate with 4 riders, they are Sayed Jaafar Al-Ali, Abdul-Hadi Al-Ajmi, Abdul Rahman Al-Mansour, and Khaled Al-Khalifa. While the blue is represented in the bow and arrow competitions, Badr Al-Salahi, Abdullah Mal Allah, Faisal Al-Rashidi, Abdullah Taha and Abdullah Al-Harbi.
For shooting competitions: Fatima Al-Zaabi, Hajar Abdul-Malik, Abdullah Al-Rashidi, Nasser Al-Maqlad, Afrah Muhammad, Shahd Al-Hawall, Mansour Al-Rashidi, Abdul Rahman Al-Faihan, Iman Al-Shama`a, Sarah Al-Hawawal, Abdulaziz Al-Saad and Talal Al-Rashidi.
In the karate competitions, Al-Azraq will participate with 9 players: Sayed Muhammad Al-Mousawi, Abdullah Shaaban, Musa Daoud, Muhammad Hussain, Omar Al-Qena’i, Muhammad Al-Majadi, Sayed Salman Al-Moussawi, Yasmine Al-Mutawa, and Sultan Al-Mutairi.
In the kickboxing competition: Abdulaziz Murad, Saeed Al-Hattab, Jazza Al-Husseini, and Siham Al-Khorayef. Yusuf Al-Qallaf only participates in taekwondo, and in judo, Mishaal Al-Ali.
In the swimming competitions: Walid Abdul Razzaq, Ali Al-Zamil, Abdulaziz Al-Duwaihi, Saud Al-Shamroukh, Lara Dashti, Rashid Al-Tarmoum and Faisal Al-Tanak.
Table tennis: Fatima Abdul-Hussein, Manwa Al-Shammari, and Basil Al-Ansari.