KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable yesterday to Kuwaiti triathlete Abdulaziz Al-Rashed and congratulated him on winning the gold medal in a US triathlon contest and qualifying for an international tournament.

HH the Amir lauded Al-Rashed’s victory that has proved the abilities of Kuwait’s youth to attain distinct sports achievements.

HH the Amir hoped Al Rashed raises Kuwait’s flag in many more regional and international sports tournaments and events. HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah and HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al- Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah sent Al- Rashed similar congratulatory cables. National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al- Ghanim also sent a cable to Kuwaiti triathlete Abdulaziz Al-Rashed congratulating him. “This is one in a series of achievements realized by the Kuwaiti athletes, manifesting their excellence despite the hard conditions they are experiencing,” Al-Ghanim said. —KUNA