Kuwait national team to participate in Budapest World Athletics Champ’ship

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Mudhawi Al-Shammari, Yaqoub Al-Youha and Ibrahim Al-Thafeeri

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 15: Kuwait’s National Athletics team is to take part in the World’s Athletics Championship from the 19th to the 27th of August, held in the Hungarian capital of Budapest. The team’s general treasurer Hussien Abdullah spoke to KUNA prior to the team’s departure and affirmed their readiness following the training camp they underwent in Turkiye. Representing Kuwait in the championship will be Yaqoub Al-Youha, Ibrahim Al-Thafeeri and Mudhawi Al-Shammari, stated Abdullah.

The first qualifiers will kickstart on the 20th of this month with the 100 meters race for Al- Shammari, followed by the 110 hurdles race with Al-Youha and Al-Thafeeri’s 800 meters race is set to take place on the 22nd. Runner Al-Shammari was qualified by the international federation following her win in the 25th West Asia athletics championship with gold, silver and bronze medals. Al-Youha and Al-Thafeeri, on the other hand, were awarded the bronze medal each. (KUNA)

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