Kuwait Triathlon Club Wins 7 Gold Medals at 2023 World Triathlon Championship in Abu Dhabi

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KUWAIT CITY, March 5: The team members of the Kuwait Triathlon Club shone in the 2023 World Triathlon Championship that was held on February 3 and 4 in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi. The team won ten medals, including seven gold medals, one silver and two bronze medals.

The winners of the gold medals were Hoda Al-Saleh, Nagla Al-Jariwi, Osama Bourahma, Abdulaziz Al-Huwaidi, Ali Dashti, Yousef Dashti, and Lulwa Al-Rifai. The silver medalist was Muhammad Bu Khalaf, and the two bronze medalists were Muhammad Al-Hamad and Abdulaziz Al-Duaij.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of the club and the Kuwait Triathlon Federation Rashid Al-Kandari dedicated this great achievement to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, as well as to the Kuwaiti people.

He praised what the Kuwaiti players presented in the international forum and their endeavor to raise the flag of the country during such an important international event.

Also, Head of the triathlon delegation at the World Cup Sufian Al-Khalil said, “Our heroes were able to win seven gold medals, one silver and two bronze medals. This happened with the effort of the triathlon champions, in addition to the great support they received from the board of directors of the federation, which dealt with all the hurdles that we faced.

This achievement will give us great motivation to achieve more in the upcoming tournaments.

The performance of our players in the World Championship was very high. They were praised by all the participants and observers of the tournament. This is evidence of the status of the Kuwaiti champions in the triathlon.

We started a long time ago on a program to develop players on the physical and technical aspects. Now we are reaping the benefits of this program. It will create successive generations in triathlon for us who are able to continue realizing achievements in the name of Kuwait.”

In addition, team member Yousef Dashti expressed his joy at winning one of the gold medals in the World Triathlon Championship.

He said, “We presented an honorable performance that reflects the extent of development and progress reached by the triathlon team in Kuwait. We were able to return a large harvest of medals despite the strong competition from the world champions in the game.

We have benefited a lot from the World Championship series, especially since we have other championships ahead of us, in which we will work to participate positively and win more medals in the name of Kuwait.”

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