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Kuwaiti karate player wins third gold medal in 19th Asian Games

Kuwait Karate Team player Fahad Al-Ajmi won the third gold medal to Kuwait, Saturday, in the 19th Asian Games, increasing Kuwait's tally to ten medals: three gold, four silver and three bronze.

In a statement to KUNA, champion Fahad Al-Ajmi said that he won the gold medal after defeating his Jordanian counterpart Abdulrahman Al-Musafta, with a score of (8\5) in a strong competitive face-off.

He expressed pride in his achievement and his participation with the strong Asian competitors, dedicating his win to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Crown Prince Shiekh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and the Kuwaiti people.

These achievements are a great motive to bring more wins in the upcoming games, added Al-Ajmi, noting the Kuwait Federation's support to the game and the efforts of the accompanying technical team, headed by the team's technical director Jaber Hammad.

Source: Kuwait News Agency