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More wins for Kuwait athletes

KUWAIT: Kuwait national disabled team continued their winning ways at the 14th Fazza Para Athletics Championship being held in Dubai, with 700 athletes representing 66 countries. Paralympic champion Faisal Suroor broke the Asian and world record in the shotput and won the first gold medal for Kuwait, followed by Malak Hadi Al-Enezi winning second place in the women’s shotput in the F54 category. Runner Abdallah Al-Enezi won silver medal in the 100m wheelchair race in the F53 category in the second day of competition.

Meanwhile, Kuwait disabled athletes had a notable presence in Sharjah, as Ahmad Naqa Al-Mutairi won the prize of the patron Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammad Al-Qasimi after winning three gold medals in the 800, 400 and 200 m races at the Sharjah international championship. President of Kuwait Disabled Sports Club Shafi Al-Hajeri lauded the support of the government through the youth ministry and Public Authority for Sport, which enabled Kuwait athletes to break the world and Asian record in the UAE.

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