Beirut: Kuwait's Abdullah Al-Ibrahim snatched a gold medal in the under 58-kilograms division, while two of his compatriots won bronzes on the opening day of the Lebanon-hosted Arab Taekwondo championship.

Al-Ibrahim's gold, in addition to bronzes won by Yaqoub Al-Qallaf and Hussain Buftain in the under 54 and 63 kg divisons, respectively, bring Kuwait's medal haul to three so far, the country's Taekwondo federation chief Hani Al-Mershad told KUNA.

Some 90 Taekwondo competitors from across the wider Arab region are vying for supremacy in the two-day event.