Sheikh Fahad Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Kuwait Olympic Committee Chairman. KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: Sheikh Fahd Al-Nasser, the President of the Kuwaiti Olympic Committee, has confirmed that Kuwait’s extensive preparations for its participation in the 19th Asian Games, hosted by the People’s Republic of China in Hangzhou from September 23rd to October 8th, are now complete. This thorough preparation involved the establishment of a dedicated team within the Olympic Committee, as well as close coordination with the Games’ organizing committee.
These efforts encompassed tasks such as registering participating delegations, arranging accommodations and transportation, and addressing other crucial logistics required for participation in such a prestigious event. Sheikh Al-Nasser elaborated that the Olympic Committee, working in collaboration with sports federations, specialized sports clubs, and sports committees, will compete in a total of 25 individual and team sports.
These sports include athletics, rowing, shooting, boxing, football, archery, handball, squash, rhythmic gymnastics, cycling, karate, swimming, judo, tennis, fencing, e-sports, triathlon, judo, tennis, fencing, horseback riding, wrestling, climbing, taekwondo, and golf, with a total of 141 participants. The Asian Games, often referred to as “The Masters,” represent a multisport spectacle that unites athletes from across Asia. This event is organized every four years by the Asian Olympic Council, with Asian athletes earning the privilege to participate through nomination by their respective National Olympic Committees. Sheikh Al-Nasser further emphasized that the Kuwaiti Olympic Committee’s objective in this endeavor is to attain exceptional results and secure a substantial number of medals. This accomplishment will not only elevate the standing of Kuwaiti sports within the Asian continent but also underscores the remarkable journey of Kuwaiti sports in the realm of Asian Games.