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Kuwaiti sprinter wins silver at Iran’s Nowruz Int’l Games

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TEHRAN, March 13: Madhawi Al-Shimmery, a Kuwaiti female sprinter, won the silver medal of 30 m. race of the First Nowruz International Games in Tehran on Monday. She finished the race in 7.53 seconds, head of Kuwait mission to the games Farouq Al-Sha’er told KUNA. Aisha Al-Khedr secured a new record for Kuwait in long sprinting with a 5.55 m sprint, but she came fifth in the competition, he noted.

Similarly, Sheikha Al-Saqhan made a new national record in the shot put event with a 11.24 m. throw, securing the fourth place, Al-Sha’er added. Opened on Friday, March 10, the First Nowruz International Games continues until March 14 with athletes from 22 countries taking part. (KUNA)

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