By Abdellatif Sharaa

KUWAIT: Kuwait Triathlon Federation and Club officials met with Education Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for Educational Development and Activities Faisal Maqseed to discuss the launch of a joint program to promote the Triathlon Sport in the government schools. The Federation was represented by Chairman Rashid Al-Kandary, Treasurer Saad Al-Ali and Director General Rabiah Al-Hajiri. Al-Kandary said the meeting was fruitful with new ideas and means to promote triathlon among students, particularly the young ones, who may become champions and represent Kuwait at the international level.

He said a protocol will be signed with the Ministry when the final approval is made. Coaches and referees will be sent to schools to introduce the Triathlon Sport to male and female students. Al-Kandary said there will be cooperation between the Triathlon Federation and school association to organize children's championships. He said that the Ministry will designate a swimming pool to train athletes after official hours.